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祖父
Readings

sofu

jiji

jii

ooji
おじ
oji
そぶ
sobu

Out-dated or obsolete kana usage
English
Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
grandfather

Meaning restricted to おおじ
Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
See also: 爺・1
old man

Meaning restricted to おおじ
Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
kyogen mask used for the role of an old man

Kanjis
ON:
ancestor, pioneer, founder

Stroke: 9 Grade: 5 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-4-5 FC: 3721.1


ON: KUN: ちち
father

Stroke: 4 Grade: 2 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 2-2-2 FC: 8040.0


Phrases
我々は祖父の名前を息子に名付けた。
Parts: 我々 (われわれ) 祖父 (そふ) 名前 (なまえ) 息子 (むすこ) 名付ける (なづける)
We named my son after my grandfather.

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