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N5 Kanji 53: 前

Meaning of kanji 前:

In Japanese, 前 means “before”.


How to read kanji 前:

Kunyomiまえ
Onyomiぜん

How to write kanji 前:


Origin of kanji 前:

You can see a foot and a boat, it means that the boat is forward and it will be in front of other boats.
So 前 stands for “before”.


Development of kanji 前:


Vocabulary containing kanji 前:

WordReadingMeaning
まえbefore
名前なまえname
午前ごぜんa.m.
以前いぜんbefore
前後ぜんごfront and back
当たり前あたりまえof course
前提ぜんていpremise
直前ちょくぜんimmediately before
前述ぜんじゅつabove
事前じぜんin advance
前半ぜんはんfirst half
手前てまえin front
前者ぜんしゃformer
戦前せんぜんprewar
前方ぜんぽうforward
前日ぜんじつthe day before
前年ぜんねんprevious year
前進ぜんしんforward
駅前えきまえin front of the station
前回ぜんかいlast time
寸前すんぜんimmediately before
前向きまえむきpositive
生前せいぜんalive
前期ぜんきfirst semester
建て前たてまえpublic stance
目前もくぜんright before
前線ぜんせんfront
前夜ぜんやeve
前章ぜんしょうprevious chapter
前例ぜんれいprecedent
前世ぜんせprevious life
前節ぜんせつprevious section
前代ぜんだいprevious generation
前置きまえおきintroduction
腕前うでまえskill
前足まえあしforefoot
前髪まえがみbangs
空前くうぜんunprecedented
前歯まえばfront teeth
前列ぜんれつfront row
前払いまえばらいprepayment
気前きまえgenerous
前作ぜんさくprevious work

Example Sentences of kanji 前:

ぼくまえ二人ふたりしょうねんった。
Two boys stood in front of me.

部屋へやはいまえくつぎなさい。
Take your shoes off before you come into the room.

彼女かのじょはとてもまえよくおかねす。
She is very free with her money.

かれぜんより随分ずいぶんたいじゅうえている。
He weighs a lot more than before.

せいたちはけんちょくぜんになるまでほんになってべんきょうしない。
The students never really get with it till immediately before the exam.

Note:

N5 words containing kanji 前: 以前、午前.

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