No. 50   先 previous, before

No. 50 先 previous, before


音読 On reading: セン

訓読 Kun reading: さき

英語 meaning/translation: previous, before

日本語能力試験 JLPT Level: N5

composita: 先生 せんせい teacher, doctor
先週 せんしゅう last week
先輩 せんぱい senior (at work or school)

例文: 
先週彼は病気だった。- He was sick last week.
彼は仕事の上では私の先輩だ。- He has more experience on the job than I.

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