Vocabulary Card – 時間 – jikan


Furigana: じかん

Romaji: jikan

Meaning: time, hour

LevelJLPT N5

Word Type: noun


Writing

Kanji Meaning Onyomi Kunyomi JLPT
time, hour JI toki  5
time, time span KAN, KEN aida 5

Examples

Kanji 私は毎日二時間日本語を勉強します。
Furigana わたしはまいにちにじかんにほんごをべんこうします。
Romaji watashi wa mainichi nijikan nihongo o benkyou shimasu.
English I learn Japanese 2 hours every day.

Vocabulary

Synonym

Kanji Furigana
Romaji Meaning JLPT
あいだ aida span of time

Opposite

Kanji Furigana
Romaji Meaning JLPT

Related words

Kanji Furigana
Romaji Meaning JLPT
時計 とけい tokei watch

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Comments

  1. Excuse me. How do you say ‘4 hours’ in Japanese? 四時間 =よん時間 or しん時間 ? I translated them by google translator and it shows よん時間 but in a test I did my teacher corrected to しん時間. I’m very confused.

  2. Thank you much for your very good question. The proper use of Japanese numbers can be very confusing. In your case the correct answer is YO-JIKAN.

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