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Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
preface, foreword, introductionavant-propos, préfaceпредисло́виеVorwort, Geleitwort, Einleitung, Einführung, Vorrede

ON: ジョKUN: つい.で, ついで
preface, beginning, order, precedence, occasion, chance, incidentally

ON: ブン, モンKUN: ふみ, あや
sentence, literature, style, art, decoration, figures, plan, literary radical (no. 67)

Example sentences
この辞書には序文はあるが端書きがない。Parts: 此の (この), 辞書 (じしょ), には, 序文 (じょぶん), 有る (ある), 端書き (はしがき), 無い (ない)This dictionary has a preface, not a foreword.

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