1. expert; learned person
  • ねん
  • 、フランシーヌ・パターソン
  • はかせ博士
  • ココ
  • しゅわ手話
  • おし教え
  • はじ始めた
  • In 1972, Dr. Francine Patterson started to teach sign language to Koko.
Noun, Noun, used as a suffix
2. doctor; PhD; Dr.Colloquialism, See also 博士 はくし
3. instructor at the imperial court (ritsuryō period)
4. pitch and length marks (to accompany a Buddhist liturgical chant, etc.)See also 墨譜
Wikipedia definition
5. Doctor (title)Doctor, as a title, originates from the Latin word of the same spelling and meaning. The word is originally an 'to teach'. It has been used as an honored academic title for over a millennium in Europe, where it dates back to the rise of the first universities. This use spread to the Americas, former European colonies, and is now prevalent in most of the world. Abbreviated "Dr" or "Dr. ", it is used as a designation for a person who has obtained a doctorate-level degree.
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