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adverb, noun

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English Meaning(s) for 先に

adverb, noun
  1. before; earlier than; ahead; beyond; away; previously; recently

Definition and Synonyms for 先に

Previously at an earlier time or formerly
Synonyms: 予て, 予め, 以前, 以前に, 先に, 先に, 先だって, 先立つ, 兼ねる, 前に, 前もって
Earlier earlier in time
Synonyms: かつて, 予て, 以前に, 先に, 先に, 兼ねる, 前に
Erstwhile at a previous time
Synonyms: かつて, 以前, 先に, 先に, 前に
Earlier previously
Synonyms: かつて, 予て, 以前に, 先に, 先に, 兼ねる, 前に

Meanings for each kanji in 先に

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

Stroke Order Diagrams for 先に

Sample Sentences for 先に

Where are you going to?
Can't you go on any longer?
You walk on and I'll catch up with you later.
Please, you can have the paper first.
They say that the Vikings discovered America before Columbus.

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