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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

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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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Sample Sentences for 年

He retired from the army 20 years ago.
And it was two years ago when the season was changing to the start of summer, about the exact same time as now, that she spent a period of a bit over a month with her grandma. Like she was vigorously pulled back with a great power Mai suddenly remembered that time.
The men's and women's singles finals at Wimbledon are among the most exciting and popular sports events of the year.
Let's meet together two years from today.
He had been dry for almost a year, but he fell off the wagon around New Year's Day.

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