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English Reference for oya (おや)

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  1. noun parent, parents
  2. dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.)
  3. founder
  4. (pet) owner
Example sentences
Children depend on their parents for food and clothing
All of these abilities are passed on to us by genetic transmission; we receive them by way of the genes that we inherit from our parents
Children depend on their parents for food and clothing
A parent or teacher should bring home to children the pleasure of reading
The hero, as a child, suffered from parental neglect
Almost all parents see to the education of their children
Are parents rational about their children
She was always quarreling with her parents
Since you have already also become an adult, you must become independent economically from your parents
As children are known to emulate the values of adults, it is often pointed out such "education mamas" instill a warped sense of values in their children
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