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Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: 後輩, こうはい
senior (at work or school), superior, elder, older graduate, progenitor, old-timeraîné, ancien (école, travail)Senpai, Älterer, Senior (in Schule oder am Arbeitsplatz)

ON: センKUN: さき, ま.ず
before, ahead, previous, future, precedence

ON: ハイKUN: -ばら, やから, やかい, ともがら
comrade, fellow, people, companions

Example sentences
私たちは彼をよき先輩として尊敬している。Parts: 私たち (わたしたち), (かれ), 良き (よき), 先輩 (せんぱい), として, 尊敬 (そんけい)We respect him as a good senior.

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