年上

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Chinese[edit]

year
 
up; on; on top
up; on; on top; upon; first; previous or last; upper; higher; above; previous; to climb; to go into; to go up
simp. and trad.
(年上)
anagram 上年

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

年上

  1. (neologism, slang) older person (in yaoi)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
とし
Grade: 1
うえ
Grade: 1
kun’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (toshi, year; age) +‎ (ue, up; high, higher).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(とし)(うえ) (toshiueとしうへ (tosiufe)?

  1. elder-ness, seniority: the state of being older than others
  2. an older person, a senior

Antonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN