Meaning

Primary

Pirate

Word Type

noun, の adjective

Explanation

Robbers who sail on the high seas are pirates! Arrr!

Reading

かいぞく
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

航海の途中で海賊に襲われました。

During the voyage they were attacked by pirates.

Kanji Composition