Meaning

Primary

Probability

Alternatives

Likelihood, Chances

Word Type

noun

Explanation

You're certain there is this percent chance it will happen? You know that this is the probability?

Reading

かくりつ
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

コウイチがあやまってこの穴に落ちる確率は、20%ぐらいだろうね。

The probability of Koichi accidentally falling into this pit is at about 20%.

コウイチが友情に厚い人である確率はどのぐらいだと思いますか?

What's the likelihood of Koichi being someone who's kind to his friends?

ビエトはコウイチに、トーフグが成功する確率は二百パーセントだと言いきった。

Viet told Koichi that the chances of Tofugu succeeding were 200%.

Kanji Composition