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年寄り, 年寄, 年より, としより
May take 'no'
1. old person, elderly person, senior citizen
Sumo term
2. trustee of the Japan Sumo Association, retired high-ranking wrestler who is licensed to coach and receives retirement pay
3. senior statesman (of the Tokugawa shogunate)
4. important local official (under the Tokugawa Shogunate)
目が見えない看護婦は年寄りの世話をすることに一身を捧げた。
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年寄る, としよる
Conjugated: 年寄り
Godan verb, Intransitive
to grow old
, たち
1. nature (of a person), disposition, temperament
2. nature (of something), character, kind, sort
お茶の質は下がりつつある。
たち, 達
Suffix, Usually in kana
pluralizing suffix (esp. for people and animals; formerly honorific)
10人の囚人たちが脱獄した。
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立ち, たち
1. departure, setting off, start
2. being used up, being consumed, being burnt out
3. passage of time, lapse
See 立ち稽古・たちげいこ, Abbreviation
4. rehearsal
See 立ち役・たちやく
5. leading male role in kabuki
秋風が立ち初める。
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太刀, 大刀, 横刀, たち, だいとう
1. long sword (esp. the tachi, worn on the hip edge down by samurai), large sword
Only 大刀, Only たち, historical term
2. straight single-edged Japanese sword (from the mid-Heian period or earlier)
Only だいとう
3. guandao, Chinese glaive
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裁ち, たち
cutting, cut
他地, たち
Rare
another place
多智, 多知, たち
Archaism
great wisdom
, 屋形, やかた, たち, たて
1. mansion, palace, manor house, castle
Honorific or respectful, Archaism
2. nobleman, noblewoman, dignitary
Only やかた
3. cabin (on a boat, carriage, etc.)
タッソーろう人形館へ行く道を教えて頂けませんか。
Particle, pronounced わ in modern Japanese
1. indicates sentence topic
2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
3. adds emphasis
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