Meaning

Primary

Suffocation

Alternative

Choking

Word Type

noun, する verb, の adjective

Explanation

Suffocate to the point that you have no breath left and you'll die of suffocation. Chew your food and this shouldn't happen!

Reading

ちっそく
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

死因は首を絞められたことによる窒息です。

The cause of death was suffocation due to strangulation of the neck.

Kanji Composition