Meaning of ぜん in Japanese

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Definition of ぜん

  1. (n-pref) the last (i.e. immediately preceding) (e.g. "the last mayor"); previous; one-time; former →Related words:
  2. (before the name of an era) pre- (e.g. "premodern")
  3. (adj-no, n) before; earlier
  1. (n) good; goodness; right; virtue

    Competition is neither good nor evil in itself.

  1. (suf) -like
  1. (n) all; whole; entire; complete; overall

    All the papers featured the case.

  2. (pref) pan-; omni-; toti-
  1. (n) (Buddh) dhyana (profound meditation)
  2. Zen (Buddhism) →Related words: 禅宗

    They say Zen cultivates our mind.

  1. (n) small dining table (usu. for a single person); serving tray (with legs)
  2. meal; food; serving →Related words: 御膳
  3. (ctr) counter for bowlfuls of rice; counter for pairs of chopsticks

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