我輩

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Chinese[edit]

I; me contemporaries; generation; lifetime
trad. (我輩)
simp. (我辈)

Pronunciation[edit]


Pronoun[edit]

我輩

  1. (literary) we

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 6 Grade: S

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

我輩 ‎(hiragana わがはい, romaji wagahai)

  1. I, we, us (used by males)
    吾輩 (わがはい) (ねこ)である』
    "Wagahai wa Neko de aru"
    I am a Cat

Usage notes[edit]

This is uncommon and old-fashioned and conveys a nuance of self-importance.