Meaning

Primary

Family

Alternatives

Household, Home

Word Type

noun, の adjective

Explanation

The essence of your house and garden is your family, household, or home.

Reading

かてい
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

Patterns of Use

  • 家庭で〜
  • 家庭〜
  • 〜家庭
  • ご家庭

Common Word Combinations

  • 家庭で使う
    to use in the home
    家庭でする
    to do at home
    家庭でできる
    can do in the home
  • 家庭内
    within the home, domestic
    家庭用
    for household use
    家庭科
    home economics
  • 子育て家庭
    a family raising children
    母子家庭
    single-mom family
    父子家庭
    single-dad family
  • ご家庭
    family, home

Context Sentences

いつかはけっこんして、あたたかい家庭をきずきたいと思っています。

I want to get married and build a loving home someday.

わたしのしゅ味は、かく家庭から出るゴミをす手でしゅう集することです。

My hobby is to pick up each household member's waste with my bare hands.

日本女性と比べると、外国の女性は家庭の時間と仕事の時間を分けることには、かなり厳格です。

Compared to Japanese women, foreign women tend to be pretty strict about separating family time and working time.

Kanji Composition