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, ふん
1. minute (unit of time)
2. fun (one tenth of a monme, 5.787 grains)
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, ぶ
1. one-tenth, one percent (one-tenth of a wari), 3 mm (one-tenth of a sun), 2.4 mm (one-tenth of a mon, a traditional unit used to measure shoe sizes), 0.1 degree (one-tenth of a do, used to measure body temperature on any temperature scale)
2. one-quarter of a ryō (obsolete unit of currency)
3. thickness
4. advantageous circumstances
See 匁・もんめ・1
5. one-tenth of a monme of silver
, ぶん
Noun, used as a suffix
1. part, portion, share
2. amount, worth (as in "two days' worth"), enough (for)
3. one's means, one's place, one's lot, one's social position
4. one's duty, one's part
5. condition, state (of affairs), extent, rate (as in "at this rate")
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, まえ
1. in front (of), before (e.g. a building), earlier, previously, prior, ago, (minutes) to (the hour)
May take 'no'
2. (the) front, frontal part, fore, head (e.g. of a line)
3. forward, ahead
4. (in the) presence (of), in front (of someone)
5. previous (e.g. page), prior (e.g. engagement), first (e.g. half), former (e.g. example)
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, , 先き, さき
1. point, tip, end, nozzle
2. head (of a line), front
3. first, before, ahead (of)
4. (the way) ahead, beyond
May take 'no'
5. future
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, ぜん
Noun, used as a prefix
1. last (i.e. immediately preceding), previous, ex-, former
before the name of an era
2. pre- (e.g. premodern)
Noun, used as a suffix, after a noun
3. before, earlier
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1. indicates direct object of action
2. indicates subject of causative expression
3. indicates an area traversed
4. indicates time (period) over which action takes place
5. indicates point of departure or separation of action
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