Meaning

Primary

Marriage Proposal

Word Type

noun, する verb

Explanation

When you request marriage with someone else, you are doing a marriage proposal. Will you marry me, Brad Pitt?

Reading

きゅうこん
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

ホタルは、どの求婚者にも、結婚の条件として無理難題を突き付けた。

Hotaru sets impossible tasks for any man who wants to marry her.

Kanji Composition