先輩

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See also: 先辈

Chinese[edit]

 
early; prior; former; in advance; first
contemporaries; generation; lifetime
trad. (先輩)
simp. (先辈)

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Noun[edit]

先輩

  1. older generation; ancestor; predecessor; senior; elder

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Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
せん
Grade: 1
はい > ぱい
Grade: S
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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

先輩 ‎(hiragana せんぱい, romaji senpai)

  1. a senior, one who has seniority
  2. an upperclassman

Suffix[edit]

先輩 ‎(hiragana せんぱい, romaji -senpai)

  1. applied as an honorific to the name of one who is senior or has seniority

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

先輩 ‎(seonbae) ‎(hangeul 선배)

  1. Hanja form? of 선배, “a senior or elder in an organization
  2. an upperclassman”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

先輩 ‎(tiên bối)

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