Meaning

Primary

Earthquake Disaster

Word Type

noun

Explanation

An earthquake disaster is just that, an earthquake disaster. These are no good.

Reading

しんさい
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. The reading for is the さい reading because *sigh* earthquakes suck man.

Context

Context Sentences

震災で、地面が穴ぼこだらけになってしまいました。

Because of the earthquake disaster, there are a lot of potholes on the ground now.

震災にあった日のことが、今でもわすれられないトラウマになっています。

I still can't forget the trauma I experienced from the day of the earthquake disaster.

日本に行く時に、2011年の東北大震災の大津波に耐えた一本の松の木を見に行きたいです。

When I go to Japan, I want to see the single pine tree that withstood the giant tsunami caused by the Great Tōhoku Earthquake in 2011.

Kanji Composition