Meaning

Primary

Wife And Kids

Alternative

Wife And Children

Word Type

noun

Explanation

You have your wife and you have your child. These are your wife and kids.

Reading

さいし
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

家では妻子がおなかをすかせて待っているんです。

My hungry wife and children are waiting for me at home.

コウイチは妻子ある身なのに毎晩行きつけのホステスのところに通っているんだよ。ひどいと思わない?

Even though Koichi has a wife and kids, he visits his favorite hostess every night. Don't you think he's terrible?

新しい支店に転勤になって、やる気満々だよ〜。イイ男探しを日課に頑張ってます。妻子持ちだろうが関係ないかんね。笑

Now that I’ve been transferred to the new branch store, I’m feeling really motivated. Working hard to find a good man has become one of my daily routines. I don’t care whether he has a wife and kids, you know? lol

Kanji Composition