Meaning

Primary

Five Machines

Word Type

noun

Explanation

As long as you know both of the individual kanji meanings, you should be able to put together this one to get five machines.

Reading

ごだい
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This is a jukugo word, which usually means on'yomi readings from the kanji. If you know the readings of your kanji you'll know how to read this as well.

Context

Pattern of Use

  • 五台の〜

Common Word Combinations

  • 五台のトラック
    five trucks
    五台のバス
    five busses
    五台のベンツ
    five Mercedes

Context Sentences

たいじゅうけいを五台かいました。

I bought five scales.

あのいえのまえに、パトカーが五台もとまっている。

There are five police cars parked in front of that house.

五台のバンがげきとつしてめりこんだ。

The five vans smashed into each other.

Kanji Composition