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高齢, こうれい

  • kōrei

Definition

noun (common) (futsuumeishi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'

  • advanced (old) age

Examples of 高齢,こうれい in a Sentence

Turtles live to a great age.
高齢従業員解雇する
Discard the old employee.
高齢守衛、トム・スケレトンは、よれよれアームチェアー座りこんで俳優たち楽屋から石段上ってくる聞いていた
Tom Skeleton, the ancient stage doorkeeper, sat in his battered armchair, listening as the actors came up the stone stairs from their dressing rooms.
祖母この高齢す。
My grandmother is the oldest in this town.
His advanced age prevents him from getting a job.
Japan is trying to cope with the aging of its population.
He is very concerned about his elderly parent's health.
ヘンリーは高齢理由解雇された
Henry was dismissed by reason of his old age.
Physical changes are directly related to aging.
相当高齢である
He is well advanced in life.

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