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For pronunciation and definitions of せん – see the following entries.
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[noun]before, previous
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[noun]line
[noun]level
[noun]beam
[suffix](sciences) ray
[suffix](rail transport) line
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[ ]selection
[ ]choice
[ ]choosing
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[noun]a battle, conflict, fight, war
[noun]a game, match
[noun]a competition, contest
[noun]a shiver, shudder, tremble
[suffix](especially in sports) match, competition, contest
[affix]battle, conflict, fight, war
[affix]shivering, shuddering, trembling
[proper noun]a surname
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[noun]hundredth of a yen
[noun](obsolete, archaic) one-thousandth of a kan
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[noun]stopper; cork; bung; plug
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[noun]a sage or hermit, an enlightened person, usually immortal and ageless
[noun](mythology) short for 仙人 (sennin): a wizard or mage; an immortal living as a hermit in the mountains
[noun]by extension, the region or area where a sennin lives
[noun]the supernatural techniques for becoming immortal and ageless
[noun]a person of exceptional talent
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[noun]proclamation (Can we verify(+) this sense?)
[verb]declare (Can we verify(+) this sense?)
[proper noun]a female given name
[proper noun]a surname​.
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[noun]stopper; cork; bung; plug
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[noun]gland
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[noun]a slip of paper
[noun]a label made of wood, bamboo, ivory, or paper
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[proper noun]a female given name.
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[noun]thousand, 1000
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[noun]a device placed in a river used to capture fish
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[noun]a farewell or parting gift
[verb]to see someone depart
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(This term, せん, is the hiragana spelling of several Sino-Japanese terms.)
For a list of all kanji with on'yomi せん, not just those used in Sino-Japanese terms, see Category:Japanese kanji with on reading せん.