Meaning

Primary

Waiting Room

Word Type

noun

Explanation

A room where you join other people to wait. This is a waiting room.

Reading

まちあいしつ
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

Remember how you learned 待合 already? Well throw the on'yomi for on the end of that and you have your reading!

Context

Context Sentences

今、歯医者の待合室にいます。

I'm in the dentist's waiting room now.

空港には、団体で旅行するグループのための待合室があります。

There are waiting rooms for tourist groups in airports.

数日前、病院の待合室で経済についての本を読んだんだけど、結構良かったよ。

I read an economics book the other day in the hospital waiting room and it was pretty interesting.

Kanji Composition