若輩

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Grade: 6 Grade: S

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若輩 (hiragana じゃくはい, katakana ジャクハイ, romaji jakuhai)

  1. A youth; a young person.
    • 1632: Diego Collado, Dictionarium sive thesauri linguae Iaponicae compendium, p. 9
      Adoleſcens . moço . jacu fai .
    • 1867: James Curtis Hepburn, A Japanese and English Dictionary, p. 152
      Jaku-hai, ジャクハイ, 若輩, (wakaki tomogara). Young, immature in knowledge or experience, (used also in humbling one’s self.)

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