Jisho

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Words — 4 found

Noun
1. first move (in go, shogi, etc.); moving first; person with the first move
Noun
2. forestalling; (seizing the) initiativeSee also 後手
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せん 先手
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Godan verb with tsu ending
1. to forestall; to beat to the punch; to anticipate
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Godan verb with tsu ending
2. to play the first move (e.g. in go)
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1. victory goes to the one who makes the first move; being quick to take action leads to victory; the early bird gets the wormYojijukugo (four character compound)
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せん 先手
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Godan verb with ru ending
1. to take the initiative
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Kanji — 2 found

0.503071498673258
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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0.17447566427974268
4 strokes. JLPT N4. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1.
hand
Kun: て- -て た-
On: シュ
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Sentences — 2 found

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    • かれ
    • なに何か
    • 言いかけた
    • せんてをう先手を打って
    • やった
    He started to say something, but I beat him to it. Tatoeba
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