Meaning

Primary

Group

Alternative

Crowd

Word Type

noun

Explanation

A group that has collected together is a bunch of people. It is a group or crowd.

Reading

しゅうだん
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

集団で行動するのが苦手なんです。

I'm not good at acting in a group.

その国に行くなら、テロリスト集団に気をつけなくちゃいけませんよ。

If you go to that country, you have to be careful about terrorist groups.

コウイチは終盤で集団を抜け出し、ホノルルマラソンで優勝した。

Koichi broke out ahead of the crowd at the end of the race and won the Honolulu Marathon.

Kanji Composition