灯台

燈台

Reading

Kana: とうだい
Romaji: toudai
Kana
Romaji

Definitions

1

lighthouse

2

old-fashioned interior light fixture comprising a wooden pole with an oil-filled dish and a wick atop it

Kanji

Readings: トウ、 ひ、 ほ-、 ともしび、 とも.す、 あかり
Meanings: lamp, a light, light, counter for lights
Readings: ダイ、 タイ、 うてな、 われ、 つかさ
Meanings: pedestal, a stand, counter for machines and vehicles
Readings: トウ、 ひ、 ほ-、 ともしび、 とも.す、 あかり
Meanings: lamp, light, counter for lights

Example Sentences

(あかり)台下(だいか)(くら)し。
➥You can't see the forest for the trees.
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灯台(とうだい)はきらきらと(ひかり)(はな)っていた。
➥The lighthouse was beaming forth rays of light.
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(とお)灯台(とうだい)のかすかな(ひかり)()た。
➥We saw the gleam of a distant lighthouse.
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遠方(えんぽう)にほの(しろ)灯台(とうだい)()っていた。
➥In the distance there stood a dimly white lighthouse.
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