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[とし()·()·]
toshiyori
noun

Alternate Written Forms:

[とし()·より()]
toshiyori
[とし()··]
toshiyori

English Meaning(s) for 年寄り

noun
  1. old people; the aged
  2. sumo coaches

Definition and Synonyms for 年寄り

Elderly people who are old collectively
Synonyms: 年寄り, 年寄る, 年老, 年老いる, , 老い, 老いる, 老人, 老輩, 高齢者
Oldster an elderly person
Synonyms: 古老, 年寄り, 年寄る, 年老, 年老いる, 昔者, 眉雪, , 老い, 老いる, 老人, 老体, 老骨, 長老, 高齢者

Meanings for each kanji in 年寄り

year; counter for years Kanji Details »
draw near; stop in; bring near; gather; collect; send; forward Kanji Details »

Categories 年寄り is a member of

Age Bracket a group of people having approximately the same age
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Adult a fully developed person from maturity onward
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Sample Sentences for 年寄り

In the winter, many older people slip on ice and fall down.
The old dog barked.
American senior citizens are comparatively well-off.
My parents told me we should respect the old.
Though he is old, he is still equal to the task.

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