Last modified on 21 January 2015, at 04:58

先輩

ChineseEdit

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

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

先輩

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

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JapaneseEdit

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Kanji in this term
せん
Grade: 1
はい > ぱい
Grade: S
on'yomi
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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

先輩 (hiragana せんぱい, romaji senpai)

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

SuffixEdit

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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ReferencesEdit

  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

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this word

NounEdit

先輩 (seonbae) (hangeul 선배)

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

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

先輩 (tiên bối)