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しんしい・しんしー【先生】

 Ryukyu (Okinawa)

shinshii [ɕin̩ɕiː]

Definition

Noun, suffix

  1. Teacher; professor; (suffix) Mr., Ms., Miss, professor, sensei
  2. (Martial Arts) Teacher; (suffix) master, sensei

Etymology

Cognate to the Kagoshima forms せんせ sense and せせ sese; and standard Japanese せんせい【先生】 sensei.

Notes

Like its Japanese counterpart, しんしい・しんしー【先生】 shinshii is used as a term of respect and humility, and so it is typically only used when referring to others.

意味:せんせい【先生】

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