Meaning

Primary

National Police Agency

Word Type

noun

Explanation

Unlike the 警視庁, who look at things, this is just the police officer (警察) agency. Just the general police agency of the whole country, making them part of the National Police Agency.

Reading

けいさつちょう
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This is a jukugo word, which usually means on'yomi readings from the kanji. If you know the readings of your kanji you'll know how to read this as well.

Context

Context Sentences

警視庁と警察庁の違いは何ですか?

What’s the difference between the Metropolitan Police Department and the National Police Agency?

Kanji Composition