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English Reference for toshiyori (としより)

Kanji
より
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Kana
としより
toshiyori
Definitions
  1. noun old people, the aged
  2. sumo term 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)
Example sentences
Old men are apt to forget
My parents aren't old yet
In a crowded train, I make it a rule to give my seat to old people
That is such a high mountain as old people can't climb
My father is so old that he can't work
Old people get up very early
Though he is old, he is still equal to the task
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