Meaning

Primary

Life Sentence

Word Type

noun

Explanation

Until the end of somebody, you will be punished. If you are punished to your end, you are being given a life sentence.

Reading

しゅうしんけい
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

終身刑を言い渡されたのは初めてです。

This is the first time I’ve been given a life sentence.

Kanji Composition