Meaning

Primary

Safe

Alternatives

All Right, Okay

Word Type

adverb, noun, な adjective

Explanation

The big height of your husband makes everything safe and all right. Nothing you need to worry about when you have your super giant husband around to protect you. This is a really useful word, and it is used all the time. If someone asks: "Are you alright?" you could say in response "大丈夫" to mean you're doing all right.

Reading

だいじょうぶ
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. Watch out for the rendaku.

Context

Context Sentences

この日焼け止めは、赤ちゃんに使っても大丈夫ですか。

Is this sun screen safe for babies?

「ハックション!」「大丈夫?」

"Achoo!" "Are you all right?"

いつでも大丈夫だよ。こっちは君の都合に合わせるから、お好きな時にどうぞ。

Anytime is okay. I’ll go with whatever time is convenient for you, so it’s whenever you’d like.

Kanji Composition