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Pinyin: qián
English Definition: front; forward; ahead; first; top (followed by a number); future; ago; before; BC (e.g. 293 ); former; formerly
Chinese Definition:
①指空间,人面所向的一面;房屋等正门所向的一面;家具等靠外的一面,与“后”相对:前面。前边。前方。面前。前进。前程。
②指时间,过去的,往日的,与“后”相对:以前。前人。前此。前科。前嫌。前言。前车之鉴。
③顺序在先的:前五名。
④向前行进:勇往直前。

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Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Ideograph: Feet on a boat (altered) with two poles , suggesting moving forward.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • Above to below
    • [ yuè ] cutting off the feet as a form of punishment
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Example Words
目前 qián at the present time; currently
面前 miàn qián in front of; facing; (in the) presence (of)
以前 qián before; formerly; previous; ago
之前 zhī qián before; prior to; ago; previously; beforehand
前进 qián jìn to go forward; to forge ahead; to advance; onward
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