親分

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
おや
Grade: 2
ぶん
Grade: 2
yutōyomi

Noun[edit]

親分 (hiragana おやぶん, romaji oyabun)

  1. boss; father figure

Usage notes[edit]

This word is traditionally used by yakuza members to describe their boss or Godfather.