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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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, から
May take 'no'
emptiness, vacuum, blank
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, 骸, から
shell, husk, hull, pod, chaff
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, 韓, 漢, から
Noun, used as a prefix, Archaism
China (sometimes also used in ref. to Korea or other foreign countries)
1. from (e.g. time, place, numerical quantity), since
2. from (originator), by
follows verbs, adjectives
3. because
4. out of (constituent, part)
5. through (e.g. window, vestibule)
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掛絡, 掛落, 掛羅, から
See 袈裟・1, See 絡子・らくす, Archaism
1. Zen monk's waistcoat (short, informal kasaya)
2. ring (usu. made of ivory) attached to this waistcoat
See 根付け
3. netsuke, item attached to a netsuke
, 柄, から
1. trunk, stem, stalk
2. shaft (of an arrow)
3. handle