きょ

noun, takes する, intransitive verb

  1. retirement (from work), leading a quiet life (after retirement).

noun

Usu. ご隠居(さん).
  1. retired person, retiree.

noun, takes する, intransitive verb

Messages.hist.
  1. surrendering headship of the family (pre-WWII).

Variations

Pronunciation Kanji Kana Is Common
きょ
隠居 いんきょ

Contained Kanji Breakdown

conceal, hide, cover
かく.す イン オン (7th, N1)
compassion, care
claw radical (no. 87)
snout, hand
heart, mind, spirit
シン こころ (2nd, N4)
reside, to be, exist
い.る キョ コ (5th, N3)
corpse, remains, flag radical (no. 44)
シ かたしろ (Kentei 1)
old
コ ふる.い ふゆ (2nd, N4)
ten
ジュウ ジッ か (1st, N5)
mouth
くち コウ ク (1st, N4)