Meaning

Primary

Laws

Alternative

Regulations

Word Type

noun

Explanation

Laws are standard in society. You must have laws and regulations in society.

法規 is a formal term commonly used in legal and bureaucratic contexts. In everyday conversation, people are more likely to use simpler terms, such as 法律 for laws or 規則 for rules and regulations.

Reading

ほうき
  • 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

下記に、関連法規を全て列挙しています。

Below, we have listed all the relevant laws and regulations.

残念ですが、法規上はこれで問題ありません。

Unfortunately, there are no legal issues with this according to the laws and regulations.

海戦に関する国際法規について書かれた本は、この図書館にありますか。

Is there a book about the international laws concerning naval hostility in this library?

Kanji Composition