Meaning

Primary

Cares

Alternatives

Worries, Troubles

Word Type

noun

Explanation

The actions and things you have to 心配 about are your cares and worries.

Reading

しんぱいごと
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

The reading is the reading of 心配 (which you've hopefully gotten down okay by now) and using the (こと) reading. It is rendaku'd, as well, so beware of the ごと (just another 心配事, ammiright?).

Context

Pattern of Use

  • 心配事が〜

Common Word Combinations

  • 心配事がない
    to have nothing to worry about
    心配事がある
    to have worries
    心配事がなくなる
    to have troubles disappear

Context Sentences

心配事をわらいとばしてくれてありがとう。

Thank you for laughing my cares away.

なんだか心配事があるみたいだよ。

Apparently he's got some worries.

私の一番の心配事は、町に降り落ちる火山灰です。

My biggest worry is volcanic ash falling over the city.

Kanji Composition