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祖先
Readings
そせん
sosen
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
ancestorancêtreпре́докVorfahr, Ahne

Kanji
ON:
ancestor, pioneer, founder

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

Example sentences
私たちは祖先をうやまうべきだ。Parts: 私たち (わたしたち), 祖先 (そせん), 敬う (うやまう), 可き (べき)We should worship our ancestors.
We should respect our ancestors.

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