ChineseEdit

 
early; prior; former; in advance; first
ancestor; forefather; grandparents
simp. and trad.
(先祖)
anagram 祖先

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

先祖

  1. (literary) ancestors; forebears; forefathers
  2. (literary) earliest ancestor; primogenitor; progenitor
  3. (literary, specifically) deceased grandfather

SynonymsEdit

  • (ancestors):

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
せん
Grade: 1
そ > ぞ
Grade: 5
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

先祖(せんぞ) (senzo)

  1. ancestor

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN