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[おとな(大人)]
otona
noun

Alternate Written Forms:

[だい()·にん()]
dainin

English Meaning(s) for 大人

noun
  1. adult

Definition and Synonyms for 大人

Adult a fully developed person from maturity onward
Synonyms: アダルト, 壮丁, 大人, 大人, 成人, 成年者
Large Person a person of greater than average size
Synonyms: 大人, 大人

Meanings for each kanji in 大人

large; big Kanji Details »
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Categories 大人 is a member of

Individual a human being
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 大人

Sample Sentences for 大人

From an adult's one-sided point of view, children's attitudes often seem to be disobedient.
The child puts adults to shame.
Tom is an adult.
Nowadays parents treat their children more as equals than they used to and the child is given more freedom to make his or her own decisions in life.
The restraining role that the community once played is losing its force as adults become reluctant to reprimand other people's unruly children.

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