Meaning

Primary

Rooting Section

Alternatives

Cheerleaders, Cheering Section

Word Type

noun

Explanation

A group that roots for you is your rooting section or cheerleaders. Go go go you!

Reading

おうえんだん
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. 応援 is a word you've seen before, so if you know that this word will be easier.

Context

Context Sentences

ああ、君が応援団長だね?噂はかねがね伺っておるよ。

Hey, you are the leader of the cheerleaders, right? I’ve heard a lot about you.

Kanji Composition