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noun, pronoun

English Meaning(s) for 手前

  1. before oneself; in front of one; nearby
  2. a bit before reaching (a location); this side (of a location)
  3. one's standpoint; one's appearance; face; honour
  4. skill; dexterity; artistry; ingenuity
  5. tea-ceremony procedures
  1. I; me
  2. you (to one's inferior)

Meanings for each kanji in 手前

hand Kanji Details »
in front; before Kanji Details »

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Sample Sentences for 手前

The glass fronted building before you is the rose garden. It's a greenhouse so you will always be able to appreciate the roses.
Pull it open.
The doors fold back.
Having boasted how sure his hunches were, he was forced to eat his hat when he guessed wrong.
Please let me off on this side of that traffic light.

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