Meaning

Primary

Husband And Wife

Alternatives

Married Couple, Mr. And Mrs.

Word Type

noun

Explanation

You have a husband and a wife. Combine them together and they're husband and wife, or a married couple. This can also be added to a name to mean Mr. and Mrs..

Reading

ふさい
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.

Context

Context Sentences

その夫妻は、良い夫ふ関係には議論が必要かどうかについて、はげしく議論していました。

That husband and wife had a long, heated argument on whether discussions are indispensable for a good married relationship.

みんながコウイチ夫妻のことを非難がましい顔で見ていました。

Everybody looked at Mr. and Mrs. Koichi with disapproval.

フグ夫妻はともにとても口が達者で、近所の人達に大量の海藻を売りつけた。

Mr. and Mrs. Fugu were such smooth operators that they sold tons of seaweed to their neighbors.

Kanji Composition