Meaning

Primary

Vacation

Alternatives

Holiday, Time Off

Word Type

noun

Explanation

The rest you do in your spare time is your vacation. It is your holiday.

休暇 is a relatively formal word that commonly refers to time off from work, ranging from a day off to seasonal vacation to temporary leave.

Reading

きゅうか
  • 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

いつもどのくらい前から休暇の予定を立てますか?

How far in advance do you usually make vacation plans?

Kanji Composition