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[さき()]
saki
noun, no adjective, noun, used as a suffix

Alternate Written Forms:

[さき()]
saki
[()·]
saki

English Meaning(s) for 先

noun
  1. point; tip; end; nozzle
  2. head (of a line); front
  3. first; before; ahead (of)
  4. (the way) ahead; beyond
noun, no adjective
  1. future
no adjective, noun
  1. previous; prior; former; recent; last
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. destination
noun
  1. rest (e.g. of a story); continuation; remaining part
  2. the other party

Definition and Synonyms for 先

Hereafter the time yet to come
Synonyms: のち, さっき, これから, フューチャー, 今後, 以後, , , この先, お先, 先々, 先行, 先行き, 向後, 将来, , , , この後, 後々, 後々, 後ろ, 後の世, 後方, 後来, 御先, 未来, 末々, 来者, 自今, 行き先, 行く先, 行方, 行き方, 行き方
Point sharp end
Synonyms: そば, さっき, , , 先端, , , , 穂先, , , ,
Prong a pointed projection
Synonyms: さっき, ,
Priority preceding in time
Synonyms: さっき, プライオリティ, 優先, 優先権, ,
Point a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer
Synonyms: そば, さっき, , , 先端, 先頭, , , , 穂先, , , , ,
Terminal either extremity of something that has length
Synonyms: そば, さっき, , , 先っぽ, 先端, 外れ, 外れる, , 尻っぽ, 後端, 最後, , , , , 末つ方, 末梢, 末端, 棒先, 極端, , , , , , 端っこ, 端末
Front the side that is forward or prominent
Synonyms: フロント, , , , 前部, 前面
Front the immediate proximity of someone or something
Synonyms: そば, そば, , , , お前, 御先, 御前, 御前, 目の前, 面前
Tip the extreme end of something
Synonyms: さっき, , , 先っぽ, 先っちょ, 先端, 最先端
Front the side that is seen or that goes first
Synonyms: まとも, フロント, , , , 前部, 前面, 正面, , , 表側
Head the top of something
Synonyms: さっき, ヘッド, いただく, 上端, , , 先端, , 頂上, 頂点
Tip especially something pointed
Synonyms: さっき, , , 先っぽ, 先っちょ, 先端, 最先端

Meanings for each kanji in 先

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

Categories 先 is a member of

Time the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past
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Projection any structure that branches out from a central support
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Side an extended outer surface of an object
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Mark a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation)
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Face a surface forming part of the outside of an object
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Terminal either extremity of something that has length
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Extremity the outermost or farthest region or point
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Proximity the region close around a person or thing
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Top the upper part of anything
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Earliness quality of coming early or earlier in time
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 先

Sample Sentences for 先

The ballerinas around the walls are stretching their legs and feet so their muscles will not become stiff.
He stared at me from head to foot.
Spoilers ahead! If you don't mind that then read after highlighting (colour inverting).
Tom opened the door before Mary had a chance to knock.
I'm going to give you a year's worth of allowance all at once.

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