1. teacher; master; doctorHonorific or respectful (sonkeigo)
  • われわれ
  • せんせい先生
  • しん真の
  • いみ意味
  • しんし紳士
  • です
  • Our teacher is a gentleman in the true sense of the word.
2. with names of teachers, etc. as an honorificHonorific or respectful (sonkeigo)
  • ぼく
  • ジョーンズ
  • せんせい先生
  • さくぶん作文
  • 直して
  • もらった
  • I had my composition corrected by Mr Jones.
3. previous existenceArchaism, Only applies to せんじょう, See also 前生
Wikipedia definition
4. SenseiSensei is a Japanese word that is literally translated as "person born before another". In general usage, it means "master" or "teacher", and the word is used as a title to refer to or address teachers, professors, professionals such as lawyers, CPA and doctors, politicians, clergymen, and other figures of authority.
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Other forms
先生 【せんじょう】
せんじょう: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage.


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