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or kibei

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noun, plural Ki·bei.
  1. a person of Japanese descent, born in the U.S. but educated in Japan.
Compare Issei, Sansei, Nisei.

Origin of Kibei

From Japanese
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Examples from the Web for kibei

Historical Examples

  • Kibei's presence, as the successor to Kwaiba's office, was required.

    The Yotsuya Kwaidan or O'Iwa Inari

    James S. De Benneville

  • Kibei, who with the men preferred night for sleep, rushed in.

  • Cajole him by agreeing with him, but don't get into a quarrel with Kibei.

  • This man Kibei, his disposition appears to be as ugly as his face.

  • Kibei has nothing to give, and has given no explanation for not giving.