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校長, こうちょう
principal, headmaster
, 前, , さき
May take 'no', Noun, used as a suffix, Prefix
1. previous, prior, former, first, earlier, some time ago, preceding
2. point (e.g. pencil), tip, end, nozzle
3. head (of a line), front
4. ahead, the other side
5. the future, hereafter
Adverbial noun, Temporal noun (jisoumeishi), Usually in kana
a short while ago, a moment ago, just now, some time ago
, せん
May take 'no'
1. former, previous, old
2. first move (in go, shogi, etc.), opening move
1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
3. but, however, still, and
after the volitional form of a verb
4. regardless of, whether (or not)
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