TAKOBOTO

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直前
Readings
ちょくぜん
chokuzen
Meanings
Adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi)
Temporal noun (jisoumeishi)
just beforejuste avantunmittelbar vor, gerade vor, kurz vor, direkt vor den Augen

Kanji
ON: チョク, ジキ, ジカKUN: ただ.ちに, なお.す, -なお.す, なお.る, なお.き, す.ぐ
straightaway, honesty, frankness, fix, repair

ON: ゼンKUN: まえ, -まえ
in front, before

Example sentences
試合の直前にはいつもあがっています。Parts: 試合 (しあい), 直前 (ちょくぜん), には, 何時も (いつも), 上がる (あがる)I always get nervous just before a match.

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