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先行
Readings
せんこう
senkou
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
May take the particle 'no'
preceding, going first, leading, going ahead, taking priorityVoraussein, Vorausgehen, Vorangehen

Kanji
ON: センKUN: さき, ま.ず
before, ahead, previous, future, precedence

ON: コウ, ギョウ, アンKUN: い.く, ゆ.く, -ゆ.き, -ゆき, -い.き, -いき, おこな.う, おこ.なう
going, journey, carry out, conduct, act, line, row, bank

Example sentences
稲光は雷の音に先行する。Parts: 稲光 (いなびかり), (かみなり), (おと), 先行 (せんこう)The flash of lightning precedes the sound of thunder.
Der Blitz geht dem Schall des Donners voraus.

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