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祖父

JLPT 4
Kana Reading
そふ, じじ, じい, おおじ, おじ, そぶ
Romaji
sofu, jiji, jii, ōji, oji, sobu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'
    Meaning
    grandfather
    Example sentence
    祖父祖母ぽっくり逝ってから急に老け込みました After Grandma's sudden death, Grandpa began to age rapidly.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    old man
    Example sentence
    祖父さまは風邪召していらっしゃいます Grandfather has caught a cold.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    kyogen mask used for the role of an old man
    Example sentence
    彼女祖父教育された She was educated by her grandfather.

Examples of 祖父, そふ, じじ, じい, おおじ, おじ, そぶ in a sentence


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