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[]
Revised Romanization? seonbae
Revised Romanization (translit.)? seonbae
McCune–Reischauer? sŏnbae
Yale Romanization? senpay

Noun[edit]

선배 (seonbae) (hanja 先輩)

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