N5 Kanji Course

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Kanji Course
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N5 Kanji Course

Meaning

In Japanese,先 means “before”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:さき
Onyomi:せん

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
先(さき)ほど→just now
 
Onyomi:
先月(せんげつ)→last month
先週(せんしゅう)→last week
先生(せんせい)→teacher

Origin:

You can see a footprint before a man,so it means there is someone who have been here before. So it stands for before.

Development:

As you know the origin of this kanji,now you can remember it easier.
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