On a kanji reading exercise I read 金田 as kin-den because the on-yomi of 田 is デン. Is that correct?

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    It's a name though, and names tend to be kun-yomi.
    – oals
    Aug 5 '16 at 14:16
  • Not sure if it's answer worthy but more likely is かねだ...
    – virmaior
    Aug 5 '16 at 14:38
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    That exercise doesn't have a right answer.
    – Earthliŋ
    Aug 8 '16 at 5:49

The readings of 金田 as a place name and a family name vary.

The reading of 金田 as a family name is usually かねだ, but there are some other readings like かなだ, かなた, きんた, きんだ, かねた, かねこ. But I can't find きんでん.

The readings of 金田 as a place name are かねだ, こんだ, かねた, きんで, かなだ.


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