Kanji Details
Kanji:
Meaning: before
Readings: ぜん、まえ
ZEN, mae
Halpern Index: 2266
Grade: 2
Stroke Count: 9
Skip Code: 2-3-6
Frequency of Use: 31
Unicode Character: 524D
Brush-Stroke Diagram:

Examples

前に まえに
mae ni
before
なまえ
namae
name; full name; given name; first name
ぜんれつ
zenretsu
front row
ごぜん
gozen
A.M.
まえ
mae
front
にかげつまえ
nikagetsumae
the month before last
いぜん
izen
ago; since; before; previous
きげんぜん
kigenzen
B.C.
前から まえから
mae kara
since (ago)
きまえ
kimae
generosity
I like you guys the way you are:   cartoon characters
who let me feel a sense of achievement in an imaginary world.
— Tinkerballa
The Guild, Season 1, Episode 3