Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of 親の七光(おやのななひかり) in Japanese

親の七光, 親の七光り
Kana Reading
おやのななひかり
Romaji
oyanonanahikari
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
    Meaning
    capitalizing on the fame of a parent; riding a parent's coat-tails
    Example sentence
    今日ある親の七光り What he is today he owes to his father.

Examples of 親の七光, 親の七光り, おやのななひかり in a sentence



Kanji in this word

JLPT 4

6 strokes

ray, light

On'Yomi: コウ

Kun'Yomi: ひか.る, ひかり

Learn more
JLPT 4

16 strokes

parent, intimacy, relative, familiarity, dealer (cards)

On'Yomi: シン

Kun'Yomi: おや, おや-, した.しい, した.しむ

Learn more
JLPT 5

2 strokes

seven

On'Yomi: シチ

Kun'Yomi: なな, なな.つ, なの

Learn more