Definition of 年寄り (としより)

とし

年寄り

としより

toshiyori

noun, no-adjective
1.
old person, elderly person, senior citizen
noun
2.
trustee of the Japan Sumo Association, retired high-ranking wrestler who is licensed to coach and receives retirement pay(sumo term)
3.
senior statesman (of the Tokugawa shogunate)
4.
important local official (under the Tokugawa Shogunate)
Other readings:
年寄【としより】
年より【としより】
Related Kanji
year, counter for years
draw near, stop in, bring near, gather, collect, send, forward
Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 44 results)

You know, there are more and more old people

Be kind to the old

Keep these seats for the elderly

Old people get up very early

In the winter, many older people slip on ice and fall down

That is such a high mountain as old people can't climb

Be so kind as to help the old

きん
勤務
ちゅ
けいかん
警官
ひと
一人
とし
年寄り
ぶん
自分
はい
背後
かん
感じた
The police officer on duty sensed an elderly man coming up behind him

わた
私の
りょうし
両親
とし
年寄り
My parents aren't old yet

こんざつ
混雑
れっしゃ
列車
なか
わた
ぶん
自分
せき
とし
年寄り
In a crowded train, I make it a rule to give my seat to old people

These seats are reserved for old people

わた
とし
年寄り
きみ
わか
若い
Though I am old, you are still young

You don't have to be very old to remember that event

We must be as kind to old people as possible

Be kind to old people

You must be kind to old people

The old people make a habit of getting up early

Though he is old, he is still equal to the task

Don't make fun of old people

It's a shame the way old people are treated
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