Meaning

Primary

Strange Mystery

Alternative

Mystery Case

Word Type

noun

Explanation

A suspicious incident (事件) always has a strange mystery behind it. It also always turns into a mystery case.

Reading

かいじけん
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.

Context

Context Sentences

ホームズでさえもその怪事件の糸口を見つけることはできないだろう。

Even Holmes wouldn’t be able to find a clue to that mystery.

Kanji Composition