Meaning

Primary

Advice

Word Type

noun, する verb, の adjective

Explanation

When you say things that help you are giving advice, though not everyone will think it's good.

Reading

じょげん
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

Pattern of Use

  • 助言を〜

Common Word Combinations

  • 助言をうける
    to receive advice
    助言をする
    to give advice
    助言を行う
    to provide advice

Context Sentences

あなたの助言、ぜんぜん役に立たなかったんだけど。

But your advice wasn’t helpful at all.

かの女の助言にしたがって、コウイチはついにタバコをやめたんだよ。

In keeping with his girlfriend's advice, Koichi finally quit smoking.

そのチョコレートをくれたら、助言をあげるわ。

I will give you advice, if you give me that chocolate.

Kanji Composition