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shishou

Post by am_bee » Sun 01.30.2005 11:16 am

I'm working on a writing piece for one of my classes and I wanted to use "shishou" in place of "sensei." When I looked it up, the definition was "master or teacher." I was just wondering if there were any connotations surrounding the word that would make it inappropriate or akward.

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RE: shishou

Post by clay » Sun 01.30.2005 12:02 pm

Hi,

While the meaning is really the same, "oshishou-sama" is more old-fashioned and maybe only used with martial arts or teachers of traditional Japanese arts.

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RE: shishou

Post by am_bee » Mon 01.31.2005 7:49 pm

ok. then it's perfect for what i need. thank you. ^_^

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