Definition of (おや)

おや

おや

oya

noun
1.
parent, parents, mother and father(only relevant for 親)
2.
dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), banker(only relevant for 親)
See also:子 (こ)
3.
founder, inventor
4.
(pet) owner(only relevant for 親)
no-adjective, noun
5.
key, parent (organization), main(only relevant for 親)
noun
6.
ancestor, forefather
Other readings:
【おや】
Related Kanji
parent, intimacy, relative, familiarity, dealer (cards)
ancestor, pioneer, founder
Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 143 results)

Like father, like son

おや
ども
子供
きょうい
教育
ひじょう
非常に
こんなん
困難な
あい
場合
The education by the parents of their children is sometimes very difficult

かのじょ
彼女
おや
こうろん
口論
She was always quarreling with her parents

Parents hope their children will become independent as soon as possible

It is only when you have your own children that you realize the trouble of parenthood

かれ
おや
はんこう
反抗
These days he disobeys his parents

かのじょ
彼女
だいがく
大学
にゅうが
入学
おや
けいざいてき
経済的に
どくりつ
独立
She thought that she could become economically independent from her parents if she went to college

おや
ども
子供
しょうら
将来
しんぱい
心配
Parents are always worried about the future of their children

おや
ぶん
自分
ども
子供
けんこう
健康に
義務
Parents have responsibilities to look to their children's health

A tree is known by its fruit

わた
おや
けいざいてき
経済的に
どくりつ
独立
I'm economically independent of my parents

A good coach is like a parent to the players

かれ
おや
どくりつ
独立
He is independent of his parents

おや
むす
息子
けっこん
結婚する
じょせい
女性
しあ
幸せ
Happy is she who marries the son of a dead mother

Young parents often indulge their children

かのじょ
彼女
おや
こと
She is obedient to her parents

かのじょ
彼女
おや
けいざいてき
経済的に
りつ
自立
She is economically independent of her parents

Children have problems that their parents don't understand

Parents try not to think about it, hoping that if they blot the children out, the fateful call or cable will never come

When parents are far away from their children, there is nothing they can do about their safety or welfare
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