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手前
Readings
てまえ
temae
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
before, this sideavant, ce côté, nous, tu, vous

one's standpoint, one's appearance
Pronoun
May take the particle 'no'
we

See also: 手前, てめえ
youN, diese Seite, Ansehen, ich, Können, Kunst, TrickPron, ich (Perspron. 1.Ps. sg.), du (Perspron. 2.Ps. sg.)

Kanji
ON: シュ, ズKUN: て, て-, -て, た-
hand

ON: ゼンKUN: まえ, -まえ
in front, before

Example sentences
そのドアは手前へ折りたためるようになっている。Parts: 其の (その), ドア, 手前 (てまえ), 折り畳む (おりたたむ), ようになるThe doors fold back.

てめぇら、死にやがれ!Parts: 手前 (てめえ), (ら), 死ぬ (しぬ), やがるFuck you all to hell!

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