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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.
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konogoro
adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. recently; nowadays; these days
oya
noun
  1. parent; parents
  2. dealer (in cards)
  3. founder
  4. (pet) owner
tachi
tachi
noun
  1. long sword
tachi
noun
  1. quality; nature (of person)
tachi
suffix
  1. pluralizing suffix (esp. for people & animals; formerly honorific)
tatsu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be erected; to be built
tatsu
tatsu
tatsu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to sever; to cut off; to suppress; to abstain (from)
tatsu
tatsu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to stand; to rise; to stand up
  2. to find oneself (e.g. in a difficult position)
  3. to depart (on a plane, train, etc.)
tatsu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to pass; to lapse
tatsu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to rise up; to initiate (political) action
tatsu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to cut (cloth)
tachi
noun
  1. mansion; small castle
  2. nobleman; noblewoman
  3. boat cabin
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
kodomotachi
noun
  1. children
wo
particle
  1. indicates direct object of action
  2. indicates subject of causative expression
  3. indicates an area traversed
  4. indicates time (period) over which action takes place
  5. indicates point of departure or separation of action
  6. indicates object of desire, like, hate, etc.
izen
adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. ago; since; before; previous
yori
adverb, particle
  1. from; out of; since; at
  2. than
  3. other than; except; but
  4. more
motto
adverb
  1. (some) more; even more; longer; further
otona
dainin
noun
  1. adult
taijin
noun
  1. man of substance or virtue; gentleman
  2. giant
toshite
expression
  1. as (i.e. in the role of); for (i.e. from the viewpoint of)
  2. apart from... (used to change the topic)
  3. (before a negative form) even (e.g. "not even a single person")
  4. (after a volitional form) thinking that...; trying to...
atsukau
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to handle; to deal with; to treat
kodomo
noun
  1. child; children
niha
particle
  1. for (in regard to); in order to
jibun
pronoun, no adjective
  1. myself; yourself; oneself; himself; herself
  2. I; me
de
particle
  1. indicates location of action; at; in
  2. indicates time of action
  3. indicates means of action; cause of effect; by
  4. and then; so
jinsei
noun
  1. (human) life (i.e. conception to death)
ue
noun, no adjective, adverbial noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. above; up; over
  2. top; summit
  3. surface; on
  4. before; previous
  5. superiority; one's superior (i.e. one's elder)
  6. on top of that; besides; what's more
  7. upon (further inspection, etc.); based on (and occurring after)
  8. matters concerning...; as concerns ...
  9. since (i.e. "for that reason")
  10. suffix indicating higher social standing
  11. place of one's superior (i.e. the throne)
  12. emperor; sovereign; shogun; daimyo
  13. noblewoman (esp. the wife of a nobleman)
no
particle
  1. possessive (used on tombs, etc.)
sentaku
noun, suru verb
  1. selection; choice; option
wo
particle
  1. indicates direct object of action
  2. indicates subject of causative expression
  3. indicates an area traversed
  4. indicates time (period) over which action takes place
  5. indicates point of departure or separation of action
  6. indicates object of desire, like, hate, etc.
suru
suru verb (irregular)
  1. to do
  2. to cause to become; to make (into); to turn (into)
  3. to serve as; to act as; to work as
  4. to wear (clothes, a facial expression, etc.)
  5. to judge as being; to view as being; to think of as; to treat as; to use as
  6. to decide on; to choose
  7. to be sensed (of a smell, noise, etc.)
  8. to be (in a state, condition, etc.)
  9. to be worth; to cost
  10. to pass (of time); to elapse
  11. verbalizing suffix (applies to nouns noted in this dictionary with the part of speech "vs")
  12. creates a humble verb (after a noun prefixed with "o" or "go")
  13. to be just about to; to be just starting to; to try to; to attempt to
jiyuu
expression, na adjective, noun
  1. freedom; liberty; as it pleases you
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
imamade
adverb
  1. until now; so far; up to the present
ijou
adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. not less than; ... and more; ... and upwards
  2. beyond ... (e.g. one's means); further (e.g. nothing further to say); more than ... (e.g. cannot pay more than that)
  3. above-mentioned; foregoing
  4. since ...; seeing that ...
  5. this is all; that is the end; the end
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
ataeru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to give (esp. to someone of lower status); to bestow; to grant; to confer; to present; to award
  2. to provide; to afford; to offer; to supply
  3. to assign
  4. to cause
  5. to pass (a variable to a function)
iru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be (of animate objects); to exist
  2. to stay
  3. (after the -te form of a verb) verb indicating continuing action or state (i.e. to be ..ing, to have been ..ing)

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