Meaning

Primary

Personal

Alternative

Individual

Word Type

noun, の adjective

Explanation

In terms of an individual person... well, that's personal, and depends on the individual. Whatever it is, an individual person has personal tastes, so make sure to think of that.

Reading

こじん
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.

Context

Context Sentences

私個人の意見ですが、ビエトにはいいおよめさんが見つかってほしいです。

This is my personal opinion, but I hope Viet finds a good wife.

アメリカ人の国民性なのか個人の問題なのかは分からないけど、コウイチはビールが大好きだよね。

I don't know if it's because he's American, or if it's just him, but Koichi really loves beer, right?

個人主義と自分勝手の違いがよく分かりません。

I don’t really see the difference between being an individualist and simply being selfish.

Kanji Composition