xiān

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The pronunciation in pinyin is written xiān or xian1.

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English Translation

  1. first
  2. in advance
      xiān
1 .tone
xiān
Example sentences in Chinese
       我想先回家换衣服再去俱乐部。
First I want to return home and change clothes, then I want to go to the club.
       你先洗耳朵,然后再刷牙。
First you wash your ears, then you brush your teeth.
       按照中国人的习惯,开会的时候年纪大的人先说话。
According to a chinese habit, the oldest person participating in a meeting speaks first.
       在使用以前请先看一下使用说明。
Before you use it, please read the instruction manual.
       进门前请先脱鞋。
Please take off your shoes before entering the room.
       我有一个好消息和一个坏消息,你想先听哪个?
I have good and bad news, which one do you what to hear first?
       上课以前应该先预习课文。
Before participating in class, one should first prepare for class. (reading texts etc.)
       如果想打败你的敌人,先要了解你的敌人。
       你们先各自去找资料,然后我们一起讨论。
       去医院看病的时候要先挂号。

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