Kouhai In Japanese: What Does it Mean and How to Use it

Japanese society embraces a hierarchical system especially when it comes to school or work. You may know it as the senpai-kouhai system. Senpai (先輩 / せんぱい) means one’s superior. The opposite of senpai is kouhai (後輩 / こうはい), one’s junior, a younger person or colleague who has little experience. Today we will highlight the background … Read more