Meaning

Primary

Large Intestine

Alternatives

Large Bowel, Colon

Word Type

noun, の adjective

Explanation

The big intestines are called the large intestine, or the colon. It's where your poop goes and comes from!

Reading

だいちょう
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

大腸がんが見つかりました。

They found large intestine cancer.

Kanji Composition