直前

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ちょく
Grade: 2
ぜん
Grade: 2
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

Sinitic, composed of ‎(choku, direct, straight) + ‎(zen, front, forward; before). Date of borrowing unknown.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

直前 ‎(hiragana ちょくぜん, romaji chokuzen)

  1. directly in front, directly ahead
  2. just before
    彼女 (^かのじょ)結婚式 (けっこんしき)直前 (ちょくぜん)病気 (びょうき)にかかった。
    ^kanojo wa kekkonshiki no chokuzen ni byōki ni kakatta.
    She became ill just before the wedding.

AntonymsEdit

VerbEdit

直前する ‎(hiragana ちょくぜんする, romaji chokuzen suru)

  1. to go straight ahead
  2. to proceed immediately

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