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Old 01-04-2004, 12:41 PM   #6
Don_Modesto
Dojo: Messores Sensei (Largo, Fl.)
Location: Florida
Join Date: Mar 2001
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Peter Rehse (PeterR) wrote:
(Last name + Shihan)
Really?!

Huh!

I was under the impression that "sensei" was a term of direct address like "Dr." and "shihan" a term like "physician". I've never heard a Jpn use "shihan" like that. I'd be interested in your further comment, Peter (as I'm sure your Jpn is far better than mine ever got).

Thanks.

Don J. Modesto
St. Petersburg, Florida
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