前後, ぜんご

  • zengo
JLPT 2

Definition of 前後,ぜんご

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • front and rear
  • front and back
  • before and behind

  • before and after

  • order
  • context

  • consequences

noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru

  • inversion
  • reversion
  • getting out of order

  • co-occurring

noun, used as a suffix, noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • around
  • about
  • approximately
  • nearly

Related Kanji

in front, before
behind, back, later

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Examples of 前後,ぜんご in a Sentence

前後に振りました。
He shook his head back and forth.
They dance in circles to communicate a short distance, and shake their bodies and dart back and forth to indicate a longer distance.
When the bomb was dropped, I felt the house rock back and forth.
This was how matters stood at the turn of the century.
Japan's ODA largely consists of concessionary yen credit repayable in 30 years, carrying an interest rate of 2% or so.
He's given to going overboard every time he gets a new idea.
Anastrophe, by switching around words, has the effect of emphasizing text.
Get the meaning of a word from its context.
前後に振りなさい
Swing your arm back and forth.
ランプ前後ゆれていた
The lamp was swinging back and forth.

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