Meaning

Primary

To Approach

Alternatives

To Visit, To Drop In, To Stop By

Word Type

intransitive verb, godan verb

Explanation

This word consists of kanji with hiragana attached. Because the hiragana ends with an sound, you know this word is a verb.

The kanji itself means approach, and the verb version is to approach, to visit, to drop in and to stop by.

Reading

よる
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

Since this word consists of a kanji with hiragana attached, you can bet that it will use the kun'yomi reading. You haven't learned this reading yet so here's a mnemonic to help you:

If you're too shy to approach people just learn how to use a yo-yo ()! Then people will approach you to compliment you on your sick skills. You won't have to do it yourself!

Context

Context Sentences

学校の帰りに、図書館に寄るつもりです。

When I come home from school I plan on dropping by the library.

Kanji Composition