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Old 10-18-2011, 08:18 PM   #17
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 30
Re: Adressing someone as Sensei?

Here it's also just the dojo heads who are "sensei", and we're not formal enough to use "sempai". But there are differences depending on context: the yudansha who run the kids classes are "sensei" to the kids and "-san" to the rest of us. I think the yudansha who go teach at the colleges may also be "sensei" in that venue.

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