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先生
せんせい - sensei

先生
teacher


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先生
     1. n. one who was born earlier; an elder
     2. n. one who excels at a subject; a scholar
     3. n. one who teaches; a teacher or professor
     4. n. sensei (Japanese martial arts teacher)
     5. n. sir, a polite form of address to teachers, doctors, etc.
     6. n. Usage: This is a term of respect, reserved only for speaking about others, and considered somewhat impolite (immodest) to use when referring to oneself. Instead, the term 教師, tr=kyōshi, teache
     7. suffix. a title used after the name of teachers, doctors, lawyers, or certain other professionals
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先生
     1. 名詞. (原義)先に生まれた人。
           対義語:後生
     2. 名詞. 学問や芸能を教える人。
           類義語:教師、師匠
     3. 名詞. 教師及び教育関係者(の名)を呼ぶときの敬称。
     4. 名詞. 対象となる職業の例
           教授、准教授、助手、講師、教諭、保育士
     5. 名詞. (尊敬すべき職業についている)人を呼ぶときの敬称。
     6. 名詞. 対象となる職業の例
           代議士、弁護士、会計士、医師など、多くは自営の知的職業。

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