Meaning

Primary

Threat

Alternative

Menace

Word Type

noun, する verb

Explanation

The thing that will threaten and then urge you to do something else is the threat and menace.

Reading

きょうはく
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

脅迫電話を受けた直後に警察に電話をしましたが、彼らは何だか対応したくなさそうでした。

I called the police right after I received the threatening call, but for some reason it seemed like they didn’t want to deal with it.

Kanji Composition