Meaning

Primary

Damage

Alternatives

Harm, Injury

Word Type

noun

Explanation

Incuring damage creates damage, harm and injury.

Reading

ひがい
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

オフィスにどろぼうが入ってしまい、トーフグは大きな被害を受けました。

Tofugu suffered a great loss from an office burglary.

この町は、山火事の被害は受けませんでした。

This town wasn't damaged by the wildfire.

私達は、洪水の被害があった地域に、今日の利益を募金としてお送りします。

We are going to send our profits from today's business to the area with flood damage.

Kanji Composition