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

This was he of whom I said, "He who comes after me has surpassed me because he was before me."
One October morning in 1987, Stephen Hawking sat before his computer.
We could see the summit of a mountain twenty miles away.
You cannot go any farther.
I can't write with this dull pencil.

Related Kanji

before, ahead, previous, future, precedence
in front, before

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