Meaning

Primary

Sightseeing

Alternative

Tourism

Word Type

noun, する verb, の adjective

Explanation

Let's go view some sunlight! Oh wait, we can't do that here. We will have to go sightseeing to go see this amazing sunlight thing.

Reading

かんこう
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

観光案内のパンフレットありますか?

Do you have a sightseeing brochure?

観光シーズンに京都のホテルを取るのは難しい。

It is difficult to get a hotel in Kyoto during the tourist season.

歩いて観光する方が好きなんですが、今年は小さい子供がいるので、レンタカーを借りて観光しました。

I prefer to go sightseeing on foot, but we rented a car this year because we have a small child.

Kanji Composition