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親, 祖, おや

  • oya


noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • parent
  • parents


  • dealer (in cards)


  • founder


  • (pet) owner

Examples of 親,祖,おや in a Sentence

Anna married without the knowledge of her parents.
The son is known by his father.
Since you have already also become an adult, you must become independent economically from your parents.
It is only when you have your own children that you realize the trouble of parenthood.
The sins of the fathers are visited upon the children.
My parents tried to convert me to their way of thinking.
Education should not be a burden on the parents as well as on the children.
You should be respectful to your parents.
Bob's really chip off the old block.
As children are known to emulate the values of adults, it is often pointed out such "education mamas" instill a warped sense of values in their children.

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