Meaning

Primary

Shinjuku

Word Type

proper noun

Explanation

The new lodge area is Shinjuku, a popular district in Tokyo. Perhaps there are many places to stay in Shinjuku. Either way, you should visit, it's fun! It will help if you've heard of Shinjuku before, too. Do some research about Shinjuku if you've never heard of it.

Reading

しんじゅく
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. Just be careful of the しゅく changing to じゅく. Once again, will help if you've heard of Shinjuku.

Context

Pattern of Use

  • 新宿に〜

Common Word Combinations

  • 新宿に行く
    to go to Shinjuku
    新宿にある
    to be in Shinjuku
    新宿にいる
    to be in Shinjuku

Context Sentences

この新宿のホテルのシャワーは、水かぬるま湯しか出ない。

This Shinjuku hotel's shower only has cold or lukewarm water.

新宿は毎年、わたしの行ってみたい場所ランキングの中で最下位です。

Shinjuku is always dead last on my personal list of places I want to visit each year.

新宿二丁目は今はゲイタウンとして知られていますが、昔は危険な香りのする赤線地区でした。

Shinjuku 2-chome is now known as a gay town but it used to be a sketchy red light district.

Kanji Composition