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English Reference for dai (だい)

Kanji
Kana
だい
dai
Definitions
  1. noun noun (suffix) charge, cost, price
  2. generation, age, reign
  3. geology term era
  4. (after someone's name or title) a representative of, on behalf of, for (someone)
  5. used after a phone number to indicate that it is a switchboard number
  6. counter counter for decades of ages, eras, etc.
  7. counter for generations (of inheritors to a throne, etc.)
  8. abbreviation proxy application company
  9. noun abbreviation pronoun
Example sentences
As a poet he flowered in his twenties
Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, was born in a log cabin in Kentucky
He was still in his teens when he founded a company
My father is in his fifties
Hers is a respectable family with a long history behind it
How much is your monthly gas bill
My father got married in his twenties
She entered her twenties
The novelist is pretty popular among teenagers
She married again in her mid-forties
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