先, 前, 先き, さき

  • saki
JLPT 5

Definition of 先,前,先き,さき

noun (common) (futsuumeishi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no', noun, used as a suffix, prefix

  • previous
  • prior
  • former
  • some time ago
  • preceding

  • point (e.g. pencil)
  • tip
  • end
  • nozzle

  • head (of a line)
  • front

  • ahead
  • the other side

  • the future
  • hereafter

  • destination

  • the other party

Examples of 先,前,先き,さき in a Sentence

から来る優るであるよりにおられたからである。」といったのはこのです
This was he of whom I said, "He who comes after me has surpassed me because he was before me."
198710月ある、スティーブン・ホーキングは自分コンピューターに座っていた。
One October morning in 1987, Stephen Hawking sat before his computer.
20マイル頂上が見えた。
We could see the summit of a mountain twenty miles away.
ここからには行けません。
You cannot go any farther.
このの丸くなった鉛筆書けない
I can't write with this dull pencil.
How long ago did the author die?
The boy broke the window with a baseball last weekend.
I had a good report last term.
She stood in the court before judge and jury.
電話してみたらしいだけど、その電話相手ってのが問題だったのよ。
And so it seems she tried phoning but it's who was on the other end of that phone that was the problem.
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