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Adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi)
Temporal noun (jisoumeishi)
forenoon, just before noonjuste avant midiMorgen, später Morgen

ON: チュウKUN: ひる
daytime, noon

ON: ゼンKUN: まえ, -まえ
in front, before

Example sentences
郵便は昼前に来る。Parts: 郵便 (ゆうびん), 昼前 (ひるまえ), 来る (くる)The mail arrives before noon.

この列車は青森を三十分遅れで出発したので、東京には昼前には到着しないと思う。Parts: 此の (この), 列車 (れっしゃ), 三十 (さんじゅう), (ふん), 遅れ (おくれ), 出発 (しゅっぱつ), ので (んで), 東京 (とうきょう), には, 昼前 (ひるまえ), には, 到着 (とうちゃく), 思う (おもう)This train left Aomori thirty minutes late, so we won't arrive at Tokyo before noon, I'm afraid.

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