先 (before) kanji
Before
This kanji has 6 strokes. It is being learnt at grade 1.
This kanji belongs to jōyō (regular-use) kanji.
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Meaning:before, ahead, previous, future, precedence
On reading:セン
sen
Kun reading:さき、ま-ず
saki, ma-zu

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先生
せんせい
a teacher ☆=教師(きょうし) an instructor, a professor, a doctor, Mr. ~, Ms. ~
先走る
さきばしる
jump the gun, be too far ahead
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