手前, てまえ

  • temae
JLPT 2

Definition of 手前,てまえ

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • before
  • this side

  • one's standpoint
  • one's appearance

pronoun, nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'

  • we

  • you

Examples of 手前,てまえ in a Sentence

The doors fold back.
てめぇ死にやがれ
Fuck you all to hell!
Pull it open.
手前ガラス張りの建物薔薇んです温室になっていて、いつも薔薇観賞できるようになってるんですよ。
The glass fronted building before you is the rose garden. It's a greenhouse so you will always be able to appreciate the roses.
あの信号手前降ろしてください
Please let me off on this side of that traffic light.
Having boasted how sure his hunches were, he was forced to eat his hat when he guessed wrong.
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