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読 : Read

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read

On 'yomi:
ドク(doku) トク(toku) トウ(tou)
Kun 'yomi:
よ.む(yo.mu) -よ.み(yo.mi)
Nanori:
よみ(yomi)
Strokes:14
Radical: (149)
Usage Rating:618
JLPT:N5
old JLPT:4
Grade:2
Unicode:08aad
jis208:38-41
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読 Usage examples

(こうどくしゃ)subscriber, reader, buyer
の価値が有る(いちどくのかちがある)
の価値がある(いちどくのかちがある)
to be worth reading
音で(おんでよむ)to read kanji in the on reading
者の声(どくしゃのこえ)readers voice
解力(どっかいりょく)reading comprehension, ability to read and understand
(ひつどくしょ)must-read (book), required reading
人の心を(ひとのこころをよむ)to guess what a person is thinking
再び(ふたたびよむ)to reread, to read again
回し(まわしよみ)reading a book in turn
み上げ算(よみあげざん)having the figures read aloud by another person, calculation by abacus
み終わる(よみおわる)
み終る(よみおわる)
to finish reading, to read through
みづらい(よみづらい)
み辛い(よみづらい)
hard to read
み損じる(よみそんじる)to fail to read correctly
みつける(よみつける)
み付ける(よみつける)
付ける(よみつける)
to be accustomed to reading
み良い(よみいい)
みいい(よみいい)
みよい(よみいい)
easy to read
符号解(ふごうかいどく)decoding
み取り機(よみとりき)
取機(よみとりき)
み取り器(よみとりき)
取り機(よみとりき)
取器(よみとりき)
取り器(よみとりき)
(computer) reader, reading device
(しつどくしょう)dyslexia
(ふかよみ)reading too much into (what ... says)
空で(そらでよむ)
そらで(そらでよむ)
recite from memory
み掛ける(よみかける)
掛ける(よみかける)
みかける(よみかける)
to begin to read, to leaf through a book
み仮名(よみがな)
みがな(よみがな)
kana indicating the pronunciation of kanji, furigana
玩味(じゅくどくがんみ)reading carefully with appreciation, giving (something) a careful perusal
(へんどくてん)word-order marks used to assist reading of Chinese classics
み下し文(よみくだしぶん)transcription of Chinese classics into Japanese
三嘆(いちどくさんたん)
三歎(いちどくさんたん)
a reading leaves one with ceaseless sighs of admiration
呆然(いちどくぼうぜん)a (single) reading (a perusal) leaves one dumbfounded
書三到(どくしょさんとう)using mind, mouth and eyes to understand a book fully
書三余(どくしょさんよ)winter, night, and rainy weather, the ideal conditions for reading
書百遍(どくしょひゃっぺん)Repeated reading (makes the meaning clear), Reading something again and again (will lead one to realize its meaning)
(きどく)already read
流し(ながしよみ)skimming (a book, etc.)
み札(よみふだ)
(よみふだ)
cards with words or phrases written on them, used in Japanese karuta games
門前の小僧習わぬ経を(もんぜんのこぞうならわぬきょうをよむ)you learn, without realising it, from what is around you, a young monk outside the gate can read sutras he has never studied
(なんどくご)difficult word
慣用(かんようよみ)reading of a word or kanji using its customary pronunciation (which is not necessarily correct)
論語みの論語知らず(ろんごよみのろんごしらず)a mere scholar, unable to practically use what he has learned, someone who knows a theory, but cannot apply it