Meaning

Primary

Aircraft Carrier

Word Type

noun

Explanation

An aviation (航空) mother warship is a warship that is like mother to all the aviation things (the airplanes). They come home to their mother warship, which is an aircraft carrier.

Reading

こうくうぼかん
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

その航空母艦は突然視界から消えたんです。

The aircraft carrier suddenly disappeared out my field of vision.

Kanji Composition