先手

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
さき
Grade: 1

Grade: 1
kun'yomi

Noun[edit]

先手 (hiragana さきて, romaji sakite)

  1. vanguard

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
せん
Grade: 1

Grade: 1
jūbakoyomi

Noun[edit]

先手 (hiragana せんて, romaji sente)

  1. Moving first; the initiative; having the initiative.
  2. (go) A move that carries a significant threat.
  3. (go) A position where one player has such a move.
  4. (shogi) The first player.
Antonyms[edit]