Last modified on 10 May 2014, at 23:44

以前

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


AdverbEdit

以前

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) previously

PostpositionEdit

以前

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) before (a certain point in time)

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
ぜん
Grade: 2
on'yomi

NounEdit

以前 (hiragana いぜん, romaji izen)

  1. (the one) before, formerly, ago
  2. the former, the previous

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.