Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 6 strokes
Taught in grade 1

Search words that:
- start with 先
- end with 先
- contain 先
before, ahead, previous, future, precedence
KUN:
  • さき
    saki
  • ま.ず
    ma.zu
ON:
  • セン
    sen
Nanori:
  • ぽん
    pon
Written with 6 strokes
Taught in grade 1
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 564 results)

adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
last month

noun
1.
teacher, instructor, master
noun, noun (suffix)
2.
sensei, title or form of address for a teacher, master, doctor, lawyer, etc.(honorific language)
noun
3.
intimate or teasing form of address(familiar language, humerous)
4.
one's elder(archaism)(orig. meaning)

adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
last week, the week before

noun, no-adjective, noun (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
6.
destination
7.
the other party
Other readings:
【さき】
先き【さき】[1]
Notes:
  1. irregular okurigana usage

noun
senior (at work or school), superior, elder, older graduate, progenitor, old-timer

adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
a short while ago, a moment ago, just now, some time ago(usually kana)

adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
the other day, a few days ago

adverb
1.
first (of all), firstly, to begin with, before anything else(usually kana)
2.
probably, most likely, almost certainly, virtually(usually kana)
3.
more or less (satisfactory), on the whole, reasonably(usually kana)
4.
anyway, at any rate, for now (at least), for the time being(usually kana)

noun
head, lead, vanguard, first
Other readings:
先登【せんとう】

noun
1.
pointed end, tip, point, cusp (of a leaf, crescent moon, etc.), apex (of a curve)
2.
forefront, vanguard, spearhead, leading edge
Other readings:
尖端【せんたん】
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 1810 results)

せんせい
先生
Thank you, Doctor

せんせい
先生
はい
入った
あと
かれ
彼ら
はな
話し
They carried on talking even after the teacher came in

ころ
転ばぬ
さき
先の
つえ
Forewarned is forearmed

Let's resume reading where we left off last week

No sooner had the bell rung than the teacher came into the classroom

ほん
せんしゅ
先週
いちばん
一番
This was the best-selling book last week

わた
せんしゅ
先週
いそ
忙しく
I wasn't busy last week

かのじょ
彼女の
あね
せんげつ
先月
けっこん
結婚した
Her older sister got married last month

せんしゅ
先週
いちにち
一日
やす
休み
I took a day off last week

わた
せんげつ
先月
いっしょうけんめ
一生懸命
I worked hard last month

せんせい
先生
かん
時間
はな
話し
つづ
続けた
The teacher went on talking for two hours

かれ
せんげつ
先月
つま
こん
離婚
He divorced his wife last month

さき
すす
進もう
Now folks, let's go on

ていあん
提案
せんしゅ
先週
The proposal came up last week

かれ
彼の
あに
せんげつ
先月
His brother passed away last month

スタイン
せんせい
先生
しんさつ
診察
Dr. Stein will be with you shortly

The teacher talked on and on

かれ
彼の
せんげつ
先月
His brother passed away last month

平山
せんせい
先生
たいへん
大変
うま
上手く
おし
教える
Mr Hirayama teaches very well

Please let me speak first