Meaning

Primary

Kawasaki

Alternative

Kawasaki City

Word Type

proper noun

Explanation

This is one of those words that's easier to know if you jump to the reading first. Why? Because it's the name of a city / a name. It's Kawasaki.

Reading

かわさき
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

The readings are the ones you learned with the kanji, making it Kawasaki.

Context

Context Sentences

川崎病という子どもの病気があると聞きましたが、それはどんな病気ですか?

I heard that there is a disease affecting children called Kawasaki Disease, but what kind of disease is it?

Kanji Composition