Koufuku

The Japanese word koufuku, pronounced "KOH-f-koo", means happiness, welfare, or good fortune.

Japanese Characters

幸福 (こうふく)

Example

Anata ni totte, shin no koufuku towa nan desu ka.
あなたにとって、真の幸福とは何ですか。

Translation: What is true happiness for you?

Antonym

fukou (不幸)

 

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Abe, Namiko. "Koufuku." ThoughtCo, Jun. 14, 2017, thoughtco.com/koufuku-meaning-and-characters-2028551. Abe, Namiko. (2017, June 14). Koufuku. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/koufuku-meaning-and-characters-2028551 Abe, Namiko. "Koufuku." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/koufuku-meaning-and-characters-2028551 (accessed December 16, 2017).