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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 先 (saki)

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary with Flashcard

Kana: さき
Kanji: 先
Romaji: saki

Type: noun; adj-no

Meaning: previous; prior; former; preceding; front; ahead; hereafter; destination

Example sentences:

先に食べてください。わたしは後で食べます。
saki ni tabete kudasai. watashi wa ato de tabemasu.
Please go ahead and eat. I’ll eat later.

急いで!みんな先に行っちゃったじゃない!
isoide. minna saki ni icchatta janai.
Hurry! Everybody’s already gone ahead!

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 先 (saki)

私はこれから先へは参れません。とても行けません。
watashi wa kore kara saki e wa mairemasen. totemo ikemasen.
It is impossible; I can go no farther.

ここまで来るはよいが、先へ進むべからず。
koko made kuru wa yoi ga, saki e susumu bekarazu.
You can come thus far, but no further.

Similar words:

前 (mae)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 前 (qián), 以前 (yǐqián)
Korean: 앞 (ap)

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