Meaning

Primary

Channel

Alternative

Strait

Word Type

noun

Explanation

A ravine in the water connecting two seas is a channel or a strait.

Reading

かいきょう
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

このフェリーで海峡を渡ります。

We’ll cross the channel in this ferry.

Kanji Composition