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Noun (futsuumeishi)
front and rear, front and back, before and behindà peu près, avant et après, devant et derrière, environ

before and afterapproximativement
order, contextcontexte
Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
inversion, reversion, getting out of order

Noun, used as a suffix
Noun (futsuumeishi)
around, about, approximately, nearlyetwa, ungefähr, vorn und hinten, vor und nach, vorher und nachher, gegen, Anordnung, Reihenfolge, Konsequenz

ON: ゼンKUN: まえ, -まえ
in front, before

ON: ゴ, コウKUN: のち, うし.ろ, うしろ, あと, おく.れる
behind, back, later

Example sentences
彼は首を前後に振りました。Parts: (かれ), (くび), 前後 (ぜんご), 振る (ふる)He shook his head back and forth.

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