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English Meaning(s) for 先ず

  1. first (of all); to start with; about; almost; anyway; well; now
  2. hardly (with neg. verb)

Definition and Synonyms for 先ず

Approximately (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct
Synonyms: ほぼ, およそ, ざっと, おおよそ, ほとんど, 先ず, , 無慮, , 粗粗,
Foremost prominently forward
Synonyms: 一番, 先ず, 先ず以て
First before another in time, space, or importance
Synonyms: 一番, 先ず, 先ず以て, 1等
Well indicating high probability
Synonyms: 先ず, 十中八九, 確かに
Anyways used to indicate that a statement explains or supports a previous statement
Synonyms: とまれ, どうせ, とにかく, ともかく, 何はともあれ, 先ず, 兎も有れ, 兎角, どの道
Foremost before anything else
Synonyms: とりあえず, 一番, 何はさておき, 先ず, 先ず以て, 第一
Primarily of primary import
Synonyms: , , , , , , 主に, 主として, 主人, 先ず, 先ず以て, 第一
Probably with considerable certainty
Synonyms: たいてい, 先ず, 多分, 大方, 恐らく, 恐らくは, 確か, 蓋し
Most Importantly above and beyond all other consideration
Synonyms: とりわけ, 中でも, 何はさておき, 先ず, 分ける, 別て, 取り分ける, 就中, 殊に
Earlier before now
Synonyms: 元々, 元より, 元来, 先ず, 先ず以て, 始めに, 最初, 第一
Well in all likelihood
Synonyms: 先ず, 十中八九, 確かに
Probably without much doubt
Synonyms: たいてい, 先ず, 多分, 大方, 恐らく, 恐らくは, 確か, 蓋し

Meanings for each kanji in 先ず

before; ahead; previous; future; precedence Kanji Details »

Stroke Order Diagrams for 先ず

Sample Sentences for 先ず

First you have to build up your vocabulary.
Hardly ever have we seen such a night!
He is not available at the moment.
Let's start the ball rolling by introducing ourselves.
First they think that they will escape (although no smoker escapes at least the short-term effects).

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