Meaning

Primary

Shield

Word Type

noun

Explanation

The kanji and the word are exactly the same. That means they share meanings as well.

Reading

たて
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

Think of a big ol' shield. It's so big it will stand (立て) tall right in front of you.

Context

Context Sentences

盾を買いたいんだけど、どこに行けば買えるのか知りませんか?

I want to buy a shield, do you know where I can go to buy one?

Kanji Composition