先生

popularJLPT N5nounnoun (generic)honorific languagenoun (suffix)familiar languagejocular, humorous termarchaism

Tags

popular
Words commonly used in modern Japanese #popular
JLPT N5
JLPT N5 words: Basic Level #jlpt5
noun
noun (common) (futsuumeishi) #n
noun (generic)
All kinds of Japanese nouns #noun
honorific language
Words used in sonkeigo or respectful language, used to show respect to the subject of the sentence. #hon
noun (suffix)
noun, used as a suffix #n-suf
familiar language
Words and expressions used orally with friends and family. #fam
jocular, humorous term
Words used to create experiences can make people laugh or feel happy. #joc
archaism
Words or expressions no longer current or that are current only within a few special contexts. #arch

Reading

  • (せん)(せい)
    sensei

Meaning

How to write

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Kanji in this word

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Extended information

  • JMDict ID: 1387990
  • JMdictDB entry
  • Short URL: https://jpdct.com/FS3W
  • Appears in the "wordfreq" file compiled by Alexandre Girardi (see wordfreq.README) on the first 12.000 words.
  • Appears in the "Ichimango goi bunruishuu", Senmon Kyouiku Publishing, Tokyo, 1998.
  • Frequency-of-use ranking in the wordfreq file: 2

Example sentences

先生

gairaigoChinese originhonorific languagenounnoun (generic)

Tags

gairaigo
Borrowed word, foreign origin word #gairaigo
Chinese origin
Gairaigo: Words adopted from Chinese #chi
honorific language
Words used in sonkeigo or respectful language, used to show respect to the subject of the sentence. #hon
noun
noun (common) (futsuumeishi) #n
noun (generic)
All kinds of Japanese nouns #noun

Reading

Meaning

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Extended information

先生

archaismnounnoun (generic)Buddhism

Tags

archaism
Words or expressions no longer current or that are current only within a few special contexts. #arch
noun
noun (common) (futsuumeishi) #n
noun (generic)
All kinds of Japanese nouns #noun
Buddhism
Words and expressions used in Buddhism, a religion widely extended in Japan. #Buddh

Reading

  • (せん)(じょう)
    せんじょう
    senjou
  • (せん)(しょう)
    せんしょう
    senshou
  • ぜんじょう
    ぜんじょう
    zenjou

Meaning

How to write

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Kanji in this word

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Extended information