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矢先
Readings
やさき
yasaki
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
arrowhead, brunt, target

See also: 矢先に
being about to, being on the point ofgenau der Zeitpunkt, Pfeilspitze

Kanji
ON: KUN:
dart, arrow

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

Example sentences
叔父は新しい冒険的事業を始める矢先だ、と言っている。Parts: 叔父 (おじ), 新しい (あたらしい), 冒険 (ぼうけん), (てき), 事業 (じぎょう), 始める (はじめる), 矢先 (やさき), 言う (いう)My uncle says he's about to embark on a new business venture.
Mon oncle a fait savoir qu'il se lançait dans une nouvelle entreprise.

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