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On-yomi
ゼン
zen
Kun-yomi
まえ
mae
-まえ
-mae
Nanori
さき
saki
さと
sato
まい
mai
Meaning in front, before

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まえ
mae
  1. adverbial noun noun (temporal) suffix ago, before (some event), previously, (minutes) to (the hour)
  2. in front (of), before (e.g. the house)
  3. head (of a line), front (e.g. of a bus), fore part
  4. in the presence of
  5. helping, portion
  6. privates, private parts
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午前 ごぜん
gozen
adverbial noun noun (temporal) morning, a.m.
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名前 なまえ
namae
  1. noun name, full name
  2. given name, first name
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お前 おまえ
omae
  1. pronoun no-adjective familiar language male term you (formerly honorific, now sometimes derog. term referring to an equal or inferior)
  2. presence (of a god, nobleman, etc.)
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以前 いぜん
izen
adverbial noun noun (temporal) ago, since, before, previous
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前者 ぜんしゃ
zensha
noun the former
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前進 ぜんしん
zenshin
noun auxillary suru verb advance, drive, progress
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前半 ぜんはん
zenhan
noun first half
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前もって まえもって
maemotte
adverb in advance, beforehand, previously
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ぜん
zen
  1. noun (prefix) the last (i.e. immediately preceding) (e.g. "the last mayor"), previous, one-time, former
  2. (before the name of an era) pre- (e.g. "premodern")
  3. no-adjective noun before, earlier
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手前 てまえ
temae
  1. noun before, this side
  2. one's standpoint, one's appearance
  3. pronoun no-adjective we
  4. you
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前後 ぜんご
zengo
  1. noun front and rear, front and back, before and behind
  2. before and after
  3. order, context
  4. consequences
  5. noun auxillary suru verb inversion, reversion, getting out of order
  6. co-occurring
  7. noun (suffix) noun around, about, approximately, nearly
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直前 ちょくぜん
chokuzen
adverbial noun noun (temporal) just before
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事前 じぜん
jizen
noun no-adjective prior, beforehand, in advance, before the fact, ex ante
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前途 ぜんと
zento
noun future prospects, outlook, the journey ahead
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前提 ぜんてい
zentei
noun preamble, premise, reason, prerequisite, condition, assumption, hypothesis, given
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前例 ぜんれい
zenrei
noun precedent
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腕前 うでまえ
udemae
noun ability, skill, facility
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建前 たてまえ
tatemae
  1. noun face, official stance, public position or attitude (as opposed to private thoughts)
  2. ceremony for the erection of the framework of a house
  3. tea ceremony procedures, tea ceremony etiquette
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真ん前 まんまえ
manmae
no-adjective adverb right in front, just opposite, under the nose
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前置き まえおき
maeoki
noun auxillary suru verb preface, introduction
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前売り まえうり
maeuri
noun auxillary suru verb advance sale, booking
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気前 きまえ
kimae
noun generosity
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出前 でまえ
demae
noun auxillary suru verb catering, meal delivery service
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前期 ぜんき
zenki
noun (temporal) no-adjective first term, first half-year, preceding period, early period
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前夜 ぜんや
zenya
  1. adverbial noun noun (temporal) last night, the previous night
  2. night before (Christmas, etc.), eve (of festival, major event, etc.)
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駅前 えきまえ
ekimae
noun in front of station
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人前 にんまえ
ninmae
noun portion of food
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人前 ひとまえ
hitomae
noun the public, company
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生前 せいぜん
seizen
adverbial noun noun (temporal) while alive, during one's lifetime
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戦前 せんぜん
senzen
adverbial noun noun (temporal) no-adjective pre-war days, before the war
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前回 ぜんかい
zenkai
adverbial noun noun (temporal) previous time, last time, previous installment, previous instalment, previous session
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前年 ぜんねん
zennen
adverbial noun noun (temporal) the preceding year, the previous year, last year
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前方 ぜんぽう
zenpou
  1. noun no-adjective forward, frontward
  2. rectangular front
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昼前 ひるまえ
hirumae
adverbial noun noun (temporal) forenoon, just before noon
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目前 もくぜん
mokuzen
noun no-adjective before one's very eyes, under one's nose, imminence, close at hand
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前略 ぜんりゃく
zenryaku
  1. noun Forgive me for dispensing with the preliminaries, but I hasten to inform you that...
  2. noun auxillary suru verb omitting the beginning
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男前 おとこまえ
otokomae
noun handsome man
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お前 おまい
omai
  1. pronoun no-adjective familiar language male term you (formerly honorific, now sometimes derog. term referring to an equal or inferior)
  2. presence (of a god, nobleman, etc.)
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お前 おめえ
omee
  1. pronoun no-adjective familiar language male term you (formerly honorific, now sometimes derog. term referring to an equal or inferior)
  2. presence (of a god, nobleman, etc.)
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前半 ぜんぱん
zenpan
noun first half
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前向き まえむき
maemuki
na-adjective noun facing forward, front-facing, forward-looking, positive, proactive
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前借り まえがり
maegari
noun auxillary suru verb advance (in pay), loan
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前書き まえがき
maegaki
noun preface, preamble, prolog
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前触れ まえぶれ
maebure
noun auxillary suru verb previous notice, herald, harbinger, portent
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建て前 たてまえ
tatemae
  1. noun face, official stance, public position or attitude (as opposed to private thoughts)
  2. ceremony for the erection of the framework of a house
  3. tea ceremony procedures, tea ceremony etiquette
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二人前 ふたりまえ
futarimae
no-adjective for two people, (work) of two, (meals) for two
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前払い まえばらい
maebarai
noun auxillary suru verb payment in advance, prepayment
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当り前 あたりまえ
atarimae
  1. na-adjective noun no-adjective natural, reasonable, obvious
  2. usual, common, ordinary, commonplace, the norm
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一人前 いちにんまえ
ichininmae
  1. noun becoming adult, attaining full manhood or womanhood, coming of age
  2. one helping, one portion
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