先生, せんせい

  • sensei
JLPT 5

Definition of 先生,せんせい

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • teacher
  • master
  • doctor

suffix

  • with names of teachers, etc. as an honorific

Related Kanji

before, ahead, previous, future, precedence
life, genuine, birth

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Examples of 先生,せんせい in a Sentence

ぼくはジョーンズ先生作文直してもらった。
I had my composition corrected by Mr Jones.
Our teacher is a gentleman in the true sense of the word.
Our teacher frequently overlooked the names of people on the list.
橋本先生エンジンかけた。
Mr Hashimoto started the engine.
Hrmm, mumbled Professor Takeda as he twisted his moustache.
Brace yourselves! From today I'm learning the piano. Why? Because I want to become a music teacher!
Why have you started learning to play the piano? "Because I want to be a music teacher."
「あなたは先生です」「その通りです
Are you a teacher? "So I am."
さあ、156ページ開けて今日授業始めましょう」と先生言った
Let us begin today's lesson by opening our books to page 156, said the teacher.
Who teaches you English? "Miss Yamada does."

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