Koichi is not good at giving insincere compliments.
I don't like being complimented on my Japanese speaking.
"Oh wow! You look so beautiful tonight. Like a princess!" "Flattery will get you nowhere, daddy.”
When you quit your current generation to join an older one you need all the flattery you can get because you're starting to feel old. People probably still won't like you though, ya old fart.
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.