선배

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 先輩, from (prior) + (group)

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [sʰʌ̹nbɛ̝]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR seonbae
RR (translit.) seonbae
MC sŏnbae
Yale senpay

Noun[edit]

선배 (seonbae) (hanja 先輩)

  1. a senior or elder in an organization
  2. an upperclassman