Meaning

Primary

Mistaken Identity

Word Type

noun, する verb

Explanation

A person who is different from the person you thought it was is a mistaken identity. Whoops, sorry, I thought you were someone else. 人違い!

Reading

ひとちがい
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

The readings are and 違い put together.

Context

Context Sentences

はい、私達も結合双生児ではありますが、申し訳ありませんがあなたは人違いをしていると思います。

Yes, we are also conjoined twins, but I’m afraid you are mistaking us for a different set of twins.

Kanji Composition