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先祖
Readings
せんぞ
senzo
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
ancestorancêtreVorfahre, Ahne, Stammvater

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

ON:
ancestor, pioneer, founder

Example sentences
ある出来事を記念したり先祖の伝説を伝えるために建てられたものであった。Parts: 或る (ある), 出来事 (できごと), 記念 (きねん), 先祖 (せんぞ), 伝説 (でんせつ), 伝える (つたえる), 為に (ために), 建てる (たてる), ものであるThey were erected to commemorate a certain event or to tell an ancestral legend.

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