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Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
the latterce(le) dernier, cette(la) dernièreder Letztere (von zwei Erwähnten), dieser, der später Gekommene, Person aus der kommenden Generation

ON: ゴ, コウKUN: のち, うし.ろ, うしろ, あと, おく.れる
behind, back, later

ON: シャKUN: もの
someone, person

Example sentences
いくつかの点で、前者は後者よりも劣っていると彼は指摘した。Parts: 幾つか (いくつか), (てん), 前者 (ぜんしゃ), 後者 (こうしゃ), よりも, 劣る (おとる), (かれ), 指摘 (してき)He pointed out that the former was inferior to the latter in some respects.

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