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early; prior; former; in advance; first
 
to go; to do; capable; all right; competent; OK; okay; to travel; temporary; to walk; will do; behavior; conduct; a row; profession; professional
simp. and trad.
(先行)

PronunciationEdit


Note:
  • sian-hêng - literary;
  • suiⁿ-kiâⁿ/seng-kiâⁿ - vernacular (to go ahead).

VerbEdit

先行

  1. to advance; to move forward
  2. to go ahead of the rest; to start off before the others

AdjectiveEdit

先行

  1. advance; ahead of the rest

AdverbEdit

先行

  1. in advance; beforehand

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
さき
Grade: 1
ゆき
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

Native Japanese readings.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

先行 (hiragana さきゆき, rōmaji sakiyuki)

  1. future, prospects
  2. movement in the future of an exchange

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
せん
Grade: 1
こう
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Sino-Japanese readings.

NounEdit

先行 (hiragana せんこう, rōmaji senkō)

  1. preceding
  2. taking priority

CompoundsEdit

VerbEdit

先行する (hiragana せんこう, rōmaji senkō)

  1. go ahead of, go in front of
  2. precede
  3. be earlier
ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

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