Meaning

Primary

Birthday

Word Type

noun

Explanation

Remember how 誕生 is birth? If you add day on there, you have a birthday. Happy birthday!

Reading

たんじょうび
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This is a jukugo word, which usually means on'yomi readings from the kanji, but with this word uses the kun'yomi , which is turned into due to rendaku.

Context

Context Sentences

「君の誕生日会に友達を連れて行ってもいい?」「もちろん! 人数が多ければ多いほど楽しいしね。」

"Can I bring a friend to your birthday party?" "Of course! The more people we have, the more fun it will be."

Kanji Composition