Meaning

Primary

Sudden Death

Word Type

noun, する verb

Explanation

A sudden death makes for just that, a sudden death.

Reading

きゅうし
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

Context Sentences

父が急死した時、私は受けん生でした。

I was preparing to take my exams when my dad suddenly passed away.

昨日、上司が、のう出血のため急死しました。

My superior died suddenly of a cerebral hemorrhage yesterday.

彼とはよく喧嘩になっちゃって、それが本当に嫌だったんだけど、今では喧嘩もできなくなっちゃってすっごく悲しいよ。まさか心臓発作で急死しちゃうなんて思ってもみなかったからさ。

I often argued with my boyfriend and I hated it, but I even miss the arguments now. I never expected that he would drop dead from a heart attack.

Kanji Composition