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JLPT N5 Kanji: 先 (saki)

JLPT N5 Kanji: (saki)

Meaning: Before; Previous

How to Read:
Onyomi: セン (sen)

Kunyomi: さき (saki)、 ま(ず) ma(zu)

How to write 先:

Common Words Using 先:
先 (せん) : former, previous, old, first move
先回り (さきまわり) : arriving ahead, going ahead, anticipation
先生 (せんせい) : teacher, master, doctor
先例 (せんれい) : precedent
先輩 (せんぱい) : senior, superior
先日 (せんじつ) : the other day, a few days ago
祖先 (そせん) : ancestor
先週 (せんしゅう) : last week
先行 (せんこう) : preceding
先頭 (せんとう) : head, lead
優先 (ゆうせん) : preference, priority
先進 (せんしん) : advance, seniority
先刻 (せんこく) : already, while ago
先端 (せんたん) : pointed end, tip
先月 (せんげつ) : last month
先導 (せんどう) : guidance, leadership
先見 (せんけん) : foresight, anticipation
先方 (せんぽう) : companion
先着 (せんちゃく) : first arrival
先決 (せんけつ) : previous decision
先制 (せんせい) : head start
先人 (せんじん) : predecessor
先 (さき) : previous, prior, former, first, earlier, some time ago
先頃 (さきごろ) : recently
先程 (さきほど) : some time ago
行先 (ゆきさき) : destination
先行き (さきゆき) : the future, future prospects
宛先 (あてさき) : address, destination
目先 (めさき) : near future
指先 (ゆびさき) : fingertip
手先 (てさき) : fingers, underling
先ず (まず) : first of all, to start with, firstly, to begin with
先ず無い (まずない) : seldom, rarely, scarcely
先々月 (せんせんげつ) : month before last