Meaning

Primary

Imperial Palace

Alternative

Imperial Household

Word Type

noun

Explanation

The emperor's room is more than just a room. It's quite big and nice and luxurious. It is the imperial palace.

Reading

こうしつ
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

皇室はここ最近、かなり大変な状況に陥っています。

The Imperial household has been going through a very difficult time lately.

Kanji Composition