Jisho

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Words — 60 found

Noun
1. parent; parents; mother and fatherOnly applies to 親
  • アナ
  • おや
  • 知ら
  • ないうちに
  • けっこん結婚した
  • Anna married without the knowledge of her parents.
Noun
2. dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.); bankerOnly applies to 親, See also 子 こ
Noun
3. founder; inventor
Noun
4. (pet) ownerOnly applies to 親
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no', Noun
5. key; parent (organization); mainOnly applies to 親
Noun
6. ancestor; forefather
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7. ParentA parent is a caretaker of the offspring in their own spe... Read more
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祖 【おや】
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Noun
1. ancestor; forefather; progenitor
Noun
2. originator; pioneer; inventor; founder
Noun
3. grandfatherorig. meaning
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Noun, Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
1. grandfather
  • われわれ我々
  • そふ祖父
  • なまえ名前
  • むすこ息子
  • なづ名付けた
  • We named my son after my grandfather.
Noun, Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
2. old manOnly applies to おおじ, See also
Noun, Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
3. kyogen mask used for the role of an old manOnly applies to おおじ
Place
4. Sofu
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祖父 【じじ】祖父 【じい】祖父 【おおじ】祖父 【おじ】祖父 【そぶ】
Notes
そぶ: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage.
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Noun, Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
1. grandmotherSee also
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祖母 【ばば】祖母 【おおば】祖母 【おば】祖母 【うば】
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Noun
1. motherland; fatherland; native country
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2. FatherlandFatherland is the nation of one's "fathers", "forefathers... Read more
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Noun
1. grandfather (may be used after name as honorific)Usually written using kana alone, See also お祖父さん, usu. 祖父さん
Noun
2. male senior-citizen (may be used after name as honorific)Usually written using kana alone, See also 爺ちゃん, usu. 爺さん
  • しょうじき正直
  • じいさん
  • かねも金持ち
  • になった
  • The honest old man became rich.
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祖父さん 【じいさん】
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Noun
1. grandmotherUsually written using kana alone, See also お祖母さん, usu. 祖母さん
  • きょう今日
  • ばーさん
  • おつかお使い
  • 兼ねて
  • まち
  • かいもの買い物
  • Today I'm shopping in town as well as running an errand for my grandmother.
Noun
2. old woman; female senior citizenUsually written using kana alone, See also お婆さん, 婆さん
  • みせ
  • ばーさん
  • すげー
  • あいそ愛想
  • わる悪い
  • だけど
  • さー
  • 」「大輝、
  • きこえ聞こえとる
  • 」「
  • げっ
  • ・・・」
  • "The old lady of this shop is very unsociable but ..." "Taiki, I can hear you!" "Ack!"
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祖母さん 【ばあさん】ばーさん
Notes
ばーさん: Irregular kana usage.
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Noun
1. ancestor worship
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2. Veneration of the deadVeneration of the dead is based on the belief that the de... Read more
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1. ancestral spirit; collective of ancestral spirits which have lost their individualities
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2. ancestor deified as a kami; spirit of a kami
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3. SoreiThe Japanese word ‘sorei’ (祖霊) refers to the spirits of a... Read more
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Noun
1. protolanguage; parent languageLinguistics
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2. Proto-languageA proto-language (alternatively known as a parent languag... Read more
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Noun
1. hereditaryYojijukugo (four character compound)
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Noun
1. Zen Buddhism based on the teachings of BodhidharmaSee also 如来禅
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Kanji — 1 found

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9 strokes. JLPT N3. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5.
ancestor, pioneer, founder
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Sentences — 233 found

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    • そぼ祖母
    • いはい遺灰
    • じいん寺院
    • 置かれた
    • こつつぼ骨壷
    • 入っている
    Grandmother's ashes are in an urn at the temple. Tatoeba
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Names — 161 found

そ 【祖】
Family or surname
1. So
たかそ 【祖】
Family or surname
1. Takaso
そいち 【祖一】
Family or surname
1. Soichi
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