Meaning

Primary

Farsightedness

Alternatives

Longsightedness, Hyperopia

Word Type

noun, の adjective

Explanation

When you can look at far things, but not near things, you have farsightedness, longsightedness, or hyperopia.

Reading

えんし
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

The reading is the readings you learned with the kanji, which you'd know if it wasn't for your farsightedness (go get some glasses so you can read our lessons!).

Context

Context Sentences

遠視の治りょうは、メガネをかけることです。

The treatment of longsightedness is to wear glasses.

毎年遠視が悪化していっています。

My farsightedness is getting worse every year.

遠視が進んできたので、そろそろ老眼鏡を買わなきゃいけないかもしれない。

My farsightedness is progressing, so I may have to get a pair of reading glasses soon.

Kanji Composition