Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of この間(このあいだ) in Japanese

この間, 此の間
Kana Reading
このあいだ, このかん
konoaida, konokan
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi), adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi)
    the other day; lately; recently; during this period
    Example sentence
    この間会社説明会ドタキャンした夏休み初日からアニメとは・・・余裕ね。 Not satisfied with cancelling the company information session at the last moment, to be watching anime from the first day of summer break ... you must really be confident.
  • Parts of speech
    meanwhile; in the meantime
    Example sentence
    この間女に会いに行った。 He went to see her the other day.

Examples of この間, 此の間, このあいだ, このかん in a sentence

Kanji in this word

6 strokes

this, current, next, coming, last, past

On'Yomi: シ

Kun'Yomi: これ, この, ここ

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12 strokes

interval, space

On'Yomi: カン, ケン

Kun'Yomi: あいだ, ま, あい

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