Meaning

Primary

Cough Drop

Alternative

Throat Lozenge

Word Type

noun

Explanation

Throat candy is the kind of candy that should make your throat feel better. That's right, it's a cough drop or a throat lozenge. Don't just eat regular candy when your throat hurts! Use the right kind.

Reading

のどあめ
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This word uses the kun'yomi readings for both kanji. You've learned them both already, so you should be able to read this already!

Context

Context Sentences

マヨネーズ味の喉飴があったら良いのになあ。

I wish mayonnaise flavored cough drops existed.

喉飴持ってない?

Do you happen to have a throat lozenge?

喉飴って理科室みたいな味がすると思わない?

Don't you think cough drops taste like the science room?

Kanji Composition