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first
fɜrst
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English Definition
(形) As an adjective
  1. Ranking above all others.
  2. Serving to begin.
  3. Serving to set in motion.
  4. Preceding all others in time or space or degree.
  5. Highest in pitch or chief among parts or voices or instruments or orchestra sections.
  6. Indicating the beginning unit in a series.
(名) As a noun
  1. The fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed at first of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate).
  2. The lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; used to start a car moving.
  3. An honours degree of the highest class.
  4. The first element in a countable series.
  5. The first or highest in an ordering or series.
  6. The time at which something is supposed to begin.
(副) As an adverb
  1. First.
  2. First.
  3. First.
  4. First.
Hyphenationfirst
Part of Speech(形) adjective, (名) noun, (副) adverb
Matching Results
首先shǒuxiānfirst (of all); in the first place
第一dìyīfirst; number one; primary
优先yōuxiānto have priority; to take precedence
上个shànggefirst (of two parts); last (week etc); previous; the above
首家shǒujiāfirst (hotel of its type, store of its type etc)
头班tóubānfirst
为首的wéishǒu defirst
首次shǒucìfirst; first time; for the first time
一次yīcìfirst; first time; once; (math.) linear (of degree one)
原始yuánshǐfirst; original; primitive; original (document etc)
最初zuìchūfirst; primary; initial; original; at first; initially; originally
初次chūcìfor the first time; first (meeting, attempt etc)
第一次dìyī cìthe first time; first; number one
头道tóudàofirst time; first (round, course, coat of paint etc)
魁首kuíshǒuchief; first; brightest and best
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