Meaning

Primary

Percentage

Alternative

Ratio

Word Type

noun

Explanation

You compare the percent and by doing that figure out the percentage and ratio of something.

Reading

ひりつ
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

機械ほんやくにはどれぐらいの比率でたよっていますか?

What percent relies on machine translations?

トーフグのオフィスの男女比率は、5:2です。

The ratio of boys and girls in the Tofugu office is 5 to 2.

トーフグの自己資本比率は100%だと思います。

I think Tofugu has a capital-to-asset ratio of 100%.

Kanji Composition