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Adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi)
Temporal noun (jisoumeishi)
the preceding year, the previous year, last yearl'an dernier, l'année précédenteletztes Jahr, voriges Jahr, das vorangegangene Jahr, Vorjahr

ON: ゼンKUN: まえ, -まえ
in front, before

ON: ネンKUN: とし
year, counter for years

Example sentences
年金の額は原則として前年の物価変動にスライドして算出される。Parts: 年金 (ねんきん), (がく), 原則 (げんそく), として, 前年 (ぜんねん), 物価変動 (ぶっかへんどう), スライド, 算出 (さんしゅつ), 為れる (される)As a general rule, the pension amount is based on price changes in the previous year.

前年の総所得金額はいくらでしょうか。Parts: 前年 (ぜんねん), (そう), 所得 (しょとく), 金額 (きんがく), 幾ら (いくら), でしょう (でしょ)What was the gross income in the previous calendar year?

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