Meaning

Primary

Leather

Alternatives

Hides, Pelts

Word Type

noun

Explanation

Skin leather is really just leather because leather is also skin. It's also hides.

Reading

ひかく
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

The reading is the on'yomi readings of the kanji. You should know them both already!

Context

Context Sentences

何度か洗濯したら、皮革の色があせ始めたんだけど、もしかしたら洗っちゃいけなかったのかな。

After washing it several times, my leather jacket’s color has started to fade. Now I’m wondering if I was even supposed to wash it.

Kanji Composition