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[おや()]
oya
noun, no adjective

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[おや()]
oya

English Meaning(s) for 親

noun
  1. parent; parents; mother and father
  2. dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.); banker
  3. founder; inventor
  4. (pet) owner
no adjective, noun
  1. key; parent (organization); main
noun
  1. ancestor; forefather

Definition and Synonyms for 親

Parent a father or mother
Synonyms: ペアレント, ,
Ancestor someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
Synonyms: ルーツ, 先人, 先祖, 先つ祖, 始祖, , 祖先, , 高祖
Forbear a person from whom you are descended
Synonyms: 先祖, 寛恕, ,
Grandad the father of your father or mother
Synonyms: じいさん, おじいさん, おじいちゃん, , 祖父,
Relation a person related by blood or marriage
Synonyms: 眷属, 縁戚, 縁故, 縁者, 縁辺, 肉縁, 血族, , , 親戚, 親族, 親族, 親類, 身寄り, 類縁
Origin properties attributable to your ancestry
Synonyms: ソース, ソース, ルーツ, 元祖, 家柄, 家筋, 発祥, , , 素性, 血筋, 血統,
Parent one who begets or one who gives birth to or nurtures and raises a child
Synonyms: ペアレント, ,
Parent a relative who plays the role of guardian
Synonyms: ペアレント, ,

Meanings for each kanji in 親

parent; intimacy; relative; familiarity; dealer (cards) Kanji Details »

Categories 親 is a member of

Individual a human being
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Ancestry inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline
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Ancestor someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
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Genitor a natural father or mother
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Grandparent a parent of your father or mother
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Relation a person related by blood or marriage
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 親

Sample Sentences for 親

Nature is a good mother.
She was always quarreling with her parents.
I advised him to be independent of his parents.
You mustn't tell that to your parents.
Education should not be a burden on the parents as well as on the children.

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