Meaning

Primary

Vacuum Cleaner

Word Type

noun

Explanation

A cleaning (掃除) machine is a vacuum cleaner. Suck that dirt up!

Reading

そうじき
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This is a jukugo word that uses the on'yomi readings of the kanji. You should be able to read this on your own.

Context

Context Sentences

科学者は、宇宙はある巨大な掃除機だと言うでしょ?だったら、それをカーペットを掃除するのに使ったらいいんじゃない??

Scientists say that space is one giant vacuum, right? So why don’t we just use that to clean our carpets?

Kanji Composition