Meaning

Primary

Particle

Alternatives

Grain, Atomic Particle

Word Type

noun

Explanation

A grain's child is even smaller than a grain. It's a particle, sometimes even an atomic particle.

Reading

りゅうし
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

光が粒子なのか波なのかを考えていて、昨日は眠れませんでした。

I was thinking about whether light was a particle or a wave and I couldn’t sleep last night.

Kanji Composition