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先人
Readings
せんじん
senjin
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
predecessor, pioneer, ancestorWegbereiter, Vorgänger, Vorfahre, verstorbener Vater

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

ON: ジン, ニンKUN: ひと, -り, -と
person

Example sentences
彼は先人と同じ道を歩むことを名誉だと信じている。Parts: (かれ), 先人 (せんじん), 同じ (おなじ), (みち), 歩む (あゆむ), (こと), 名誉 (めいよ), 信じる (しんじる)He believes it to be an honor to follow in his predecessor's footsteps.

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