Meaning

Primary

Decoration

Alternatives

Order, Medal

Word Type

noun

Explanation

To show that you had merit for a chapter of your life you will be given a decoration or a medal. Especially if you're a soldier or an athlete.

Reading

くんしょう
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This is a jukugo word that uses the on'yomi readings of the kanji. You should be able to read this on your own.

Context

Context Sentences

どうして勲章の受賞を辞退したんですか。

Why did you decline the winning medal?

Kanji Composition