Meaning

Primary

Lack Of Filial Piety

Alternative

Disobedience To Parents

Word Type

noun, な adjective

Explanation

You know that 不孝 means "disobedience to parents. So, if you add parents to it, it just means the same thing. Just a longer version of the word, basically. This means lack of filial piety or disobedience to parents.

Reading

おやふこう
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

The reading for 不孝 is the one you learned. Then, add 's reading (vocab) to it.

Context

Context Sentences

もう手遅れですが、私は本当に親不孝な息子でしたよ。

It’s already too late, but I was a really disobedient son.

Kanji Composition