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先輩

JLPT 4
Kana Reading
せんぱい
Romaji
senpai
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    senior (at work or school); superior; elder; older graduate; progenitor; old-timer
    Example sentence
    、は、はい・・・ごめん、玲」「コラ。幾ら親戚はいえ、先輩医師よ?院内ちゃんとケジメをつけなさい Ah, y-yes ... Sorry, Coz. "Hey! You might be my relative but here I'm your senior and a doctor. Keep things straight while you're in the hospital!"

Examples of 先輩, せんぱい in a sentence


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