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先生, せんせい
1. teacher, instructor, master
Noun, used as a suffix, Honorific or respectful
2. sensei, title or form of address for a teacher, master, doctor, lawyer, etc.
Familiar language, Humorous term
3. intimate or teasing form of address
Archaism, orig. meaning
4. one's elder
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先生, せんじょう, せんしょう, ぜんじょう
See 先生・せんせい・1, Archaism
1. teacher, instructor, master
See 前生, Buddhist term
2. previous existence
先生, シーサン
Honorific or respectful
先生, せんせいがた
doctors, teachers
先生, たかしせんせい
successive teacher, successive master
先生, だいせんせい
Noun, used as a suffix
great teacher, great master, great author, great doctor
烏有先生, うゆうせんせい
fictitious person
先生の述, せんせいのじゅつ
teachers statement (expounding)
校長先生, こうちょうせんせい
Honorific or respectful
school principal, school headmaster, school headmistress
先生に就く, せんせいにつく
Expression, Godan verb
to study under (a teacher)
担任の先生, たんにんのせんせい
class teacher, homeroom teacher, form teacher
カリスマ先生, カリスマせんせい
charismatic teacher, charming professor
でもしか先生, でもしかせんせい
Slang, Derogatory
someone who became a teacher for lack of anything better to do
先生と言われるほどの馬鹿でなし, せんせいといわれるほどのばかでなし
Expression, See 先生・せんせい・2
I don't fall for flattery, (I'm) not so stupid that being called "sensei" (makes me feel good)
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