居候

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5
そうろう
Grade: 4
kun'yomi

Noun[edit]

居候 (hiragana いそうろう, rōmaji isōrō)

  1. a person who lives in someone else's house and is supported by them
    田中家 (たなかけ)居候 (いそうろう)
    Tanaka-ke no isōrō
    a dependent of the Tanakas

Verb[edit]

居候する (hiragana いそうろう, rōmaji isōrō)

  1. to live rent-free

Conjugation[edit]