Meaning

Primary

Western Style Room

Word Type

noun

Explanation

A Western style room is a Western style room. We're talking something that's not a tatami mat filled room. Good to know this word if you're staying in hotels or ryokans and prefer not to sleep on a futon, etc.

Reading

ようしつ
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.

Context

Patterns of Use

  • 洋室に〜
  • 洋室の〜

Common Word Combinations

  • 洋室にいる
    to be in a Western-style room
    洋室にリフォームする
    to renovate into a Western-style room
    洋室にする
    to make into a Western-style room
  • 洋室のベッド
    bed in a Western style room
    洋室のクローゼット
    closet of a Western style room
    洋室のドア
    door of a Western style room

Context Sentences

コウイチの発言で、洋室にいた全いんがこおりついてしまった。

When Koichi made that comment, everybody in the western style room froze.

この洋室、はじめて来た場所なのに、なんだかよく知ってる部屋のような気がする。

This western style room looks strangely familiar, though I know I've never been here before.

私の部屋は六畳の洋室で、壁の色は私の好きな水色です。

My room is a western style room, about ten square meters, with my favorite color of light blue on the walls.

Kanji Composition