Jisho

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Words — 322 found

Noun, No-adjective, Noun - used as a suffix, Prefix
1. previous; prior; former; first; earlier; some time ago; preceding
  • わたし私の
  • あと
  • から
  • きた来る
  • かた
  • わたし
  • まさ優る
  • かた
  • である
  • わたし
  • より
  • さき
  • おられた
  • から
  • である
  • 。」
  • いった
  • このかたこの方
  • こと
  • です
  • This was he of whom I said, "He who comes after me has surpassed me because he was before me."
2. point (e.g. pencil); tip; end; nozzle
  • この
  • さき
  • まる丸く
  • なった
  • えんぴつ鉛筆
  • 書けない
  • I can't write with this dull pencil.
3. head (of a line); front
4. ahead; the other side
  • ここ
  • から
  • さき
  • には
  • 行けません
  • You cannot go any farther.
5. the future; hereafter
    20
  • マイル
  • さき
  • やま
  • ちょうじょう頂上
  • 見えた
  • We could see the summit of a mountain twenty miles away.
6. destination
  • でんわ電話
  • して
  • みた
  • らしい
  • だけど
  • その
  • でんわ電話
  • さき
  • あいて相手
  • って
  • もんだい問題
  • だった
  • And so it seems she tried phoning but it's who was on the other end of that phone that was the problem.
7. the other party
Other forms
前 【さき】先き 【さき】
Notes
先き: Irregular okurigana usage.
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No-adjective, Noun
1. former; previous; old
Noun
2. first move (in go, shogi, etc.); opening move
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Noun
1. teacher; master; doctorHonorific or respectful (sonkeigo)
  • われわれ
  • せんせい先生
  • しん真の
  • いみ意味
  • しんし紳士
  • です
  • Our teacher is a gentleman in the true sense of the word.
Suffix
2. with names of teachers, etc. as an honorificHonorific or respectful (sonkeigo)
  • ぼく
  • ジョーンズ
  • せんせい先生
  • さくぶん作文
  • 直して
  • もらった
  • I had my composition corrected by Mr Jones.
Noun
3. previous existenceArchaism, Only applies to せんじょう, See also 前生
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先生 【せんじょう】
Notes
せんじょう: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage.
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Noun
1. senior (at work or school); superior; elder; older graduate; progenitor; old-timerSee also 後輩 こうはい
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2. Senpai and kōhaiSenpai and kōhai and kōhai are an essential element of Ja... Read more
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Adverbial noun, Temporal noun
1. last week; the week before
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Noun, No-adjective
1. ancestor
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Adverbial noun, Temporal noun
1. the other day; a few days ago
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Adverb
1. first (of all); to start with; about; almost; anyway; well; nowUsually written using kana alone
  • まず
  • だいいち第一
  • わたし
  • ジム
  • たず訪ね
  • なければならない
  • First of all, I have to call on Jim.
2. hardly (with neg. verb)
  • あの
  • チーム
  • ある
  • としても
  • まず
  • ゆうしょう優勝
  • のぞ望み
  • ない
  • That team has little, if any, chance of winning.
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Noun
1. pointed end; tip; point; cusp (of a leaf, crescent moon, etc.); apex (of a curve)
2. forefront; vanguard; spearhead; leading edge
Other forms
尖端 【せんたん】
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Adverbial noun, Temporal noun
1. some time ago; not long ago; just now
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先程 【さきほど】
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Noun, Suru verb, No-adjective
1. preceding; going first; leading; going ahead; taking priority
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Na-adjective
1. inborn; innate; inherent; congenital; hereditary
2. a prioriSee also アプリオリ
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Adverbial noun, Temporal noun
1. the other day; some time ago; recently
Expression
2. prior to; in advance ofOnly applies to さきだって, See also 先立つ さきだつ
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先達て 【せんだって】先だって 【さきだって】先達て 【さきだって】先立って 【さきだって】
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Noun
1. advanced (developed) country; advanced nations
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Noun
1. precedent
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Adverb, Noun
1. before; earlier than; first; ahead; beyond; away; previously; recently
Other forms
曩に 【さきに】
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Noun, No-adjective
1. seniority; advance; leadership
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Noun
1. other party; other side
  • せんぽう先方
  • でんわ電話
  • お出
  • になりました
  • Your party is on the line.
Noun, No-adjective
2. ahead; in frontOnly applies to せんぽう
Noun
3. destinationOnly applies to せんぽう
Other forms
先方 【さきかた】
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Kanji — 1 found

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6 strokes. JLPT N5. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1.
before, ahead, previous, future, precedence
Kun: さき ま.ず
On: セン
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Sentences — 1697 found

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    • たと例えば
    • たばこ
    • ぷかぷか
    • 吸う
    • せんせい先生
    • たばこ
    • 吸う
    • せいと生徒
    • ちゅうい注意
    • して
    • その
    • ちゅうい注意
    • むじゅん矛盾
    • している
    • だろう
    For example, if a chain-smoking teacher cautions a pupil for smoking, that warning is self-contradictory. Tatoeba
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Names — 174 found

あゆみ 【先】
Female given name
1. Ayumi
さき 【先】
Female given name, Family or surname
1. Saki
さきざき 【先】
Family or surname
1. Sakizaki
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