Meaning

Primary

Patriotism

Word Type

noun

Explanation

When you have love for your country deep within your heart, that is patriotism.

Reading

あいこくしん
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

愛国心がやたらに強い男が、トーフグに入社しました。

A very patriotic man entered Tofugu.

マイケルが、愛国心あふれるチップチューンの曲を作曲しました。

Michael composed a very patriotic 8-bit song.

あの国が、誤った教育を通じて子どもたちに愛国心を植え付けようとしているのは好ましくないと思います。

I don’t like that the country is trying to instill patriotism in children through misguided education.

Kanji Composition