Meaning

Primary

Imperial Family

Alternative

Member Of The Imperial Family

Word Type

noun

Explanation

The emperor's tribe is his family. This family is known as the imperial family.

Reading

こうぞく
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

時々電車は、皇族専用の駅に特別に止まることがあります。

Trains sometimes make an unscheduled stop at a special station for the Imperial Family.

Kanji Composition