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生前
Readings
せいぜん
seizen
Meanings
Adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi)
Temporal noun (jisoumeishi)
while alive, during one's lifetimede son vivantLebenszeit, Lebzeiten

Kanji
ON: セイ, ショウKUN: -う, な.す, な.る, なま-, なま, き, は.やす, は.える, お.う, う.む, うまれ, う.まれ, うま.れる, う.まれる, い.ける, い.かす
life, genuine, birth

ON: ゼンKUN: まえ, -まえ
in front, before

Example sentences
彼は生前は偉大な政治家であった。Parts: (かれ), 生前 (せいぜん), 偉大 (いだい), 政治家 (せいじか), であるHe was a great statesman in life.

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