Meaning

Primary

Lava

Word Type

noun

Explanation

It can melt a boulder? What is this stuff that's so hot? It's lava. It's also probably made from melted boulders too, come to think of it.

Reading

ようがん
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This word uses the on'yomi reading for the kanji, but you haven't learned the on'yomi reading for , which is がん. When you think of lava, think about Gandhi, coming out of the lava. He's immune, because he's a robot.

Context

Context Sentences

火山が溶岩を吹き出していて危険なので、これ以上近づくことはできません。

We can’t go any closer because the volcano is spewing out lava and it’s dangerous.

Kanji Composition