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What does the word 'sempai' mean?
Posted 2/23/09
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Posted 2/23/09
it is to show respect for classmates that are in a different grade/older than you
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Posted 2/23/09

pootato wrote:

i thought it was like.. just some term of politeness towards someone older than you?
kind of like.. kuya and ate in tagalog. but i dont really know what sempai means, XD that was just a guess.


OMFGZ I hate sayign that word "kuya" and "ate" I like calling them be their names just liek the Americans do.
Posted 2/23/09

flourlove wrote:

upperclassmen..?

Lol i like bozu. >_>


snuckles108 wrote:

Thanks



Hey go to the help thread next time okay.. =_= This was a waste of time.


Agreed.

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Posted 2/23/09

snuckles108 wrote:


pootato wrote:

i thought it was like.. just some term of politeness towards someone older than you?
kind of like.. kuya and ate in tagalog. but i dont really know what sempai means, XD that was just a guess.


OMFGZ I hate sayign that word "kuya" and "ate" I like calling them be their names just liek the Americans do.


LMAO i never do that to my older sibs either xD. i call them by nicknaames hahaha
i only do that to my cousins... i think it sounds cool lol.
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Posted 2/23/09

pootato wrote:


snuckles108 wrote:


pootato wrote:

i thought it was like.. just some term of politeness towards someone older than you?
kind of like.. kuya and ate in tagalog. but i dont really know what sempai means, XD that was just a guess.


OMFGZ I hate sayign that word "kuya" and "ate" I like calling them be their names just liek the Americans do.


LMAO i never do that to my older sibs either xD. i call them by nicknaames hahaha
i only do that to my cousins... i think it sounds cool lol.


Lol... but i do not adddress my cousin or my older siblings "kuya" and "ate", either I'm not nationalize as FIlippion or I wasn't born there.
Posted 2/24/09
Please use the general help thread

Sempai in japanese usually means upper classmate or senior students

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