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[()·まえ()]
namae
noun

Alternate Written Forms:

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namae

Root Words:

[() + まえ()]
na + mae

English Meaning(s) for 名前

noun
  1. name
  2. given name; first name

Definition and Synonyms for 名前

Name a language unit by which a person or thing is known
Synonyms: ネーム, 二字, 人名, , , 名前, 名目, 名称, 名辞, 呼称, 外題, 姓名, 氏名, 物名, , 称号, 称呼, 見目, , , , 題名
Given Name the name that precedes the surname
Synonyms: ファーストネーム, , , 名前
Appellative identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others
Synonyms: 名前, 名目, 名称, 称号, 称呼

Meanings for each kanji in 名前

» name; noted; distinguished; reputation
» in front; before

Categories 名前 is a member of

Linguistic Unit one of the natural units into which linguistic messages can be analyzed
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Name a language unit by which a person or thing is known
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Sample Sentences for 名前

I saw your name and posts in an English forum and took the liberty of reading your profile.
"Ah, I'm bloody sick and tired of hearing that it's a warlord's name, or a katana's name, or the name of Japanese sake. I've had enough of it, I bloody well don't want to hear. It's my damn real name."
How do you pronounce your name?
She was glad to have Jim say her name.
Could you give me your name?

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It's pronounced "Mah eh". Each vowel has the same pronunciation regardless of the world or if it's next to another vowel. There aren't dipthongs in Japanese

#4 Posted by KimuraChan about 8 months ago

Yes, the "mae" part concists of two syllables (not a diphtong). Correct me if I'm wrong.

#3 Posted by Monox D. I-Fly over 6 years ago

How do you pronounce the "ma" and the "e" side by side?

#2 Posted by trevorhyatt over 7 years ago

How do you pronounce the "ma" and the "e" side by side?

#1 Posted by trevorhyatt over 7 years ago


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