Meaning of せん in Japanese

It seems that せん(sen) is an inflection of するん.
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Definition of せん

  1. (n) hermit; wizard
  1. (adj-no, n) former; previous; old

    「私の後から来る方は私に優る方である。私より先におられたからである。」といったのはこの方の事です。
    This was he of whom I said, "He who comes after me has surpassed me because he was before me."

  2. (n) first move (in go, shogi, etc.); opening move

    この先の丸くなった鉛筆では書けない。
    I can't write with this dull pencil.

せん(sen) · (chi)

千 Kanji Details

  1. (num) 1,000; thousand
  1. (n, suf, ctr) infusing (tea); infusion
  1. (n, n-suf) line; stripe; stria

    この線の終点はどこですか。
    Where is the end of this line?

  2. line (e.g. telephone line); wire
  3. ray (e.g. X-ray); beam →Related words: X線
  4. line (e.g. of a railroad); track; route; lane
  5. outline; contours; form
  6. level
  7. division
  8. line (of action); position; approach; policy; principle →Related words: いい線
  9. impression one leaves; air one gives off →Related words: 線が太い , 線が細い
  1. (n, n-suf) gland
  1. (n) hundredth of a yen
  2. coin made of non-precious materials →Related words:
  3. one-thousandth of a kan (as a unit of currency) →Related words:
  4. one-thousandth of a kan (as a unit of mass)
  1. (num) thousand (used in legal documents)
つらつら(tsuratsura) · せん(sen) 倩々 · ·熟々

倩々熟 Kanji Details

  1. (adv) carefully; attentively; profoundly; deeply; at length →Related words: つくづく
  1. (n) stopper; cork; stopcock
  1. (n, n-suf) selection; choice; choosing; picking; election
  1. (suf) war; battle
  2. match; competition
  1. (n, n-suf) anthology (of poetry, etc.); compilation; collection; selection →Related words:
しず(shizu) · せん(sen)

賤 Kanji Details

  1. (n) lowly person; lowliness
  2. I (used by male entertainers)
  1. (n) daikon julienne; julienned daikon →Related words: 繊蘿蔔
  2. one ten-millionth
  1. (n) slip (of paper)

    くじで誰が勝つか決めよう。
    Let's decide the winner by lot.

  2. tag (usu. bamboo, wood, ivory, etc.); label

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