Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 9 strokes
Taught in grade 2

Search words that:
- start with 前
- end with 前
- contain 前
in front, before
KUN:
  • まえ
    mae
  • -まえ
    -mae
ON:
  • ゼン
    zen
Nanori:
  • さき
    saki
  • さと
    sato
  • まい
    mai
Written with 9 strokes
Taught in grade 2
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 705 results)

adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
morning, a.m.

noun
1.
name
2.
given name, first name
See also:名字
Other readings:
名まえ【なまえ】

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
All readings:
【さき】
【さき】
先き【さき】[1]
Notes:
  1. irregular okurigana usage

noun, suffix
1.
in front (of), before (e.g. the house)
adverbial noun, noun (temporal), suffix
2.
ago, before, previously, prior, (minutes) to (the hour)
See also:前 (ぜん)
noun
3.
front (of something), head (e.g. of a line), fore part
no-adjective
4.
front (e.g. seat), previous (e.g. entry in a list), prior, former
noun
5.
(in the) presence (of), in front (of someone)
adverbial noun
6.
forward, ahead
suffix
7.
helping, portion(usu. after a noun or the -masu stem of a verb)
noun
8.
front of the body
9.
privates, private parts

adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
ago, since, before, previous
Other readings:
已前【いぜん】[1]
Notes:
  1. word containing out-dated kanji

noun, auxillary suru verb
advance, moving forward, progress
See also:後進 (antonym) ,  後退 (antonym)

noun
the former
See also:後者 (antonym)

pronoun
1.
you(familiar language, male term)(formerly honorific, now oft. derog. term referring to an equal or inferior)
2.
presence (of a god, nobleman, etc.)(only relevant for おまえ)
Other readings:
お前【おまい】
お前【おめー】
お前【おめえ】
御前【おまえ】
御前【おまい】
御前【おめー】
御前【おめえ】

adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
just before

no-adjective, na-adjective, noun
1.
natural, reasonable, obvious
2.
usual, common, ordinary, commonplace, the norm
Other readings:
当り前【あたりまえ】
あたり前【あたりまえ】
当りまえ【あたりまえ】
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 2818 results)

Get ready in advance

It's better than it was before

わた
私の
まえ
名前
おも
思わず
へん
返事
I replied automatically when I heard my name

Even a little child knows its name

You have to pay in advance

Please knock before you come in

Don't forget to confirm your reservation in advance

わた
ぜん
以前
まいあさ
毎朝
さん
散歩
I used to take a walk every morning

いちにち
一日
まえ
こく
予告
しなもの
品物
きょうきゅう
供給
Any goods can be supplied at a day's notice

まえ
名前
でん
電話
ばんごう
番号
おし
教えて
Please tell me your name and telephone number

I would have set aside the day for it if you'd told me ahead of time

わた
かのじょ
彼女の
まえ
名前
I happened to know her name

わか
ひとりで
りょこう
旅行
You are too young to travel alone

くら
暗く
まえ
いえ
かえ
帰ろう
I will return to the house before dark

かれ
彼の
まえ
名前
なに
何か
I know what his name is

Look forward, please

かのじょ
彼女の
まえ
名前
わす
忘れる
Her name often escapes me

夜明け
まえ
いちばん
一番
くら
暗い
The darkest hour is just before the dawn

わた
ぜん
以前
はな
When I saw the picture, I remembered the story

つぎ
でん
電話
くだ
下さい
Next time phone ahead