先行

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Chinese[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

先行

  1. (Advanced Mandarin) advance; ahead of the rest

Adverb[edit]

先行

  1. in advance

Verb[edit]

先行

  1. (Advanced Mandarin) to advance; to move forward

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Native Japanese readings.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

先行 ‎(hiragana さきゆき, romaji sakiyuki)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Sino-Japanese readings.

Noun[edit]

先行 ‎(hiragana せんこう, romaji senkō)

  1. preceding
  2. taking priority

Compounds[edit]

Verb[edit]

先行 + する ‎(hiragana せんこうする, romaji senkō suru)

  1. go ahead of, go in front of
  2. precede
  3. be earlier
Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

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