書生

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しょ
Grade: 2
せい
Grade: 1
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

書生 (hiragana しょせい, romaji shosei)

  1. (Meiji and Taishō period) student
  2. (later) a student who helps with housework in exchange for lodging

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