Meaning

Primary

Pleasure Quarter

Word Type

noun

Explanation

The delight and comfort street. Sounds nice. Sounds like the "pleasure quarter." You'll see these most often in samurai films, or in sketchier areas.

Reading

かんらくがい
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This is a jukugo word that uses the on'yomi readings of the kanji. You should be able to read this on your own.

Context

Context Sentences

黒田はそう言い残すと、歓楽街へと消えていった。

On saying that, Kuroda disappeared into the pleasure quarter.

歓楽街のツアーには何が含まれていますか。

What does the tour of the pleasure quarter include?

私が歓楽街で働いているという噂の源をつきとめました。

I have traced the source of the rumour that I work in the pleasure quarter.

Kanji Composition