Rikai

Japanese Word of the Day - 173

Understanding

The Japanese word rikai, pronounced "ree-kai", means understanding, comprehension, or appreciation, depending on the context.

Japanese Characters

理解 (りかい)

Example

Otto wa watashi no shigoto ni rikai ga ari, kaji mo yoku tetsudatte kureru.
夫は私の仕事に理解があり、家事もよく手伝ってくれる。

Translation: My husband understands my work and helps with the household tasks, too.