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[ねん()]
nen
noun, counter

English Meaning(s) for 年

noun
  1. year
counter
  1. counter for years (e.g. of an era), grades (e.g. school)
noun
  1. period of an apprentice's contract (usu. ten years)

Definition and Synonyms for 年

Age how long something has existed
Synonyms: , , , 年代, 年端, 年齢, , 馬齢, ,
Eld a time of life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power arises
Synonyms: , , , 年頃, 年齢, , ,
Old Age a late time of life
Synonyms: , , , 老い, 老いる, 老いらく, 老年, 老年期, 老齢, 高齢
Yr a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days
Synonyms: 一年, , , , 年中, 年半, 年度, 年次, 年間, , 歳次

Meanings for each kanji in 年

year; counter for years Kanji Details »

Categories 年 is a member of

Property a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
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Period an amount of time
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Time Of Life a period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 年

Sample Sentences for 年

Tuition will be raised by nearly ten percent as of April 1, 2001.
Subway fares will be raised as of April 1st, 1999.
It was five years ago that I graduated from college.
Their only son has been dead for three years.
I've believed in Kylie Minogue since June 12, 1998.

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