Meaning

Primary

Characteristic

Alternative

Distinctive Feature

Word Type

noun

Explanation

A special indication on something or yourself is a special characteristic. It's a distinctive feature that exists.

Reading

とくちょう
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

優柔不断と事なかれ主義が彼の特徴だ。

His personality is characterized by indecision and immobilism.

Kanji Composition