Meaning

Primary

Action

Alternatives

Conduct, Behaviour, Behavior

Word Type

noun, する verb, の adjective

Explanation

When you go to move you're actually making an action. It's these behaviors when you go and move that determine what people think about you.

Reading

こうどう
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

Patterns of Use

  • 〜の行動
  • 行動を〜
  • 行動〜

Common Word Combinations

  • 人間の行動
    human behavior
    人の行動
    people's behavior
    自分の行動
    one's own behavior
  • 行動をとる
    to take action
    行動をする
    to act, to behave
    行動を行う
    to perform an action
  • 行動パターン
    behavioral pattern
    行動力
    energy
    行動心理
    behavioral psychology

Context Sentences

これはあなたの行動がまねいたけっかです。

This is the result of your conduct.

いつもコウイチの行動パターンは決まっている。

Koichi's behavioral patterns are always the same.

あの人は発言と行動が一致していないからいつも惑わされて困る。

What they say and what they do don't match up, so I always have a hard time and get confused.

Kanji Composition