Japanese Dictionary

Kanji literal and JLPT

Strokes count

Strokes: 9



in front, before
On'Yomi Readings

On'Yomi Readings

  • ゼン
On'Yomi Readings

Kun'Yomi Readings

  • まえ
  • -まえ

Popular Words With This Kanji

  • 先, 前, 先き

    previous; prior; former; some time ago; preceding

    point (e.g. pencil); tip; end; nozzle

    head (of a line); front

    ahead; the other side

    the future; hereafter


    the other party

  • 午前

    morning; a.m.

  • 前年

    the preceding year; the previous year; last year

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