Sign In

Dictionary

Entry Details for 年

Search by Japanese Word

字▼

Search by English Meaning

[とせ()]
tose
counter

Alternate Written Forms:

[とせ()]
tose

English Meaning(s) for 年

counter
  1. counter for years (following a number in the hito-futa-mi counting system)

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
Show all words in category »
Period an amount of time
Show all words in category »
Time Of Life a period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state
Show all words in category »

Stroke Order Diagrams for 年

Sample Sentences for 年

The accused was condemned to ten years in prison.
He has been engaged in foreign trade for twenty years.
It is already ten years since we got married.
There can be no people who have gone through as many hardships this century as the Jews.
My father died three years ago, that is to say in 1977.

Comments for 年

If you have any questions about this entry, or would like to write a sample sentence using the vocabulary, please do so below. Your comment will appear in the forum for other users of the site to view and discuss.

Only registered users may post comments. You can register your free 楽しい Japanese account here.

This site uses the EDICT and KANJIDIC dictionary files. These files are the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and are used in conformance with the Group's licence.