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  • on reading:
  • シン
  • kun reading:
  • おや   おや-   したしい   したしむ
  • meaning(s):
  • parent, intimacy, relative, familiarity, dealer (cards)
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ての そだてのおや foster parents
そだておや foster parent
いっとうしん first-degree relative; member of one's immediate family
かりのおや foster parent; expedient parent
かりおや adopted parents; temporarily assumed parents