JLPT N1 Grammar (ni sakigakete)


prior to; to be the first (pioneer); being ahead of ~

ni sakigakete に先駆けて にさきがけて jlpt n1 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: 【にさきがけて】(ni sakigakete). Meaning: prior to; to be the first (pioneer); being ahead of ~.

This has two main meanings:

  1. before; prior to
  2. pioneer / leader; first in the world; first among companies (mainly used for development in new fields). It can also mean “ahead of”.
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Example #1

sono eiga wa, sekai ni saki gakete, nihon de no jouei o kimatta.
It's been decided that the world premiere for the movie will be in Japan.
Example #2

sono kaisha wa, tasha ni saki gakete, teinenpi no kuruma o kaihatsu shita.
This company developed fuel-efficient cars before other companies.
Example #3

sekai ni saki gakete, kami wa kodai no chuugoku ni oite hatsumei saremashita.
The world's first writing paper was invented in ancient China.
Example #4

sono kisha wa atarashii gakkou no kaishi ni saki gakete kouchou o intabyuu shita.
The reporter interviewed the school principal prior to the opening of the new school.
Example #5

raigetsu no daigaku nyuushi ni saki gakete, jinja e goukaku kigan shi ni iku hito ga fuete iru.
An increasing number of people are going to pray for success at the shrine ahead of the university entrance exam next month.
Example #6

CD no hatsubai ni saki gakete, sono aachisuto no konsaato ga akareta.
The artist's concert was held prior to the release of their CD.
Example #7

kore wa zenkoku hatsubai ni saki gakete touten nomi no senkou hatsubai de o todoke suru shouhin desu.
This is a product that will be delivered in advance only to our shop prior to the nationwide release.

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