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[とし()]
toshi
adverbial noun, noun

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[とし()]
toshi

English Meaning(s) for 年

adverbial noun, noun
  1. year
  2. age

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
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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

Ten years ago his theory would not have been generally accepted.
The war ended in 1945.
The ages of the two children put together was equivalent to that of their father.
The Tanabata Festival is often called the Star Festival. August 7th, the day of the festival, is said to be the only time when a pair of lovers, stars separated by the Milky Way, can see each other.
Japan today is not what it was even ten years ago.

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