Meaning

Primary

Squad Leader

Alternatives

Honcho, Team Leader, Group Leader

Word Type

noun

Explanation

The squad leader is the squad leader. Can also be the honcho (ever wonder where this word came from?).

Reading

はんちょう
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This is a jukugo word that uses the on'yomi readings of the kanji. You should be able to read this on your own.

Context

Context Sentences

彼は社交的でみんなから好かれているので、班長に選ばれました。

He is sociable and everyone likes him, so he was elected to be the team leader.

Kanji Composition