Translation of "first" - English-Korean dictionary

first

adjective uk /fɜːst/ us /fɜrst/

A1 coming before all others

첫째의
Ken was the first person to arrive.

A2 most important

첫째의(일등의)
Sheila won first prize in the photo competition.
adverb uk /fɜːst/ us /fɜrst/

A1 before everything or everyone else

맨 먼저
Jason came first in the race (= he won).

B1 before anything else

맨 먼저
First, make sure you have all the ingredients.

B1 for the first time

처음으로
I first met him last year.
at first

B1 at the beginning of a situation or period of time

처음에는
I didn’t like her at first, but now we are friends.
first of all also first off

B1 before doing anything else

무엇 보다도
First of all, I’d like to ask you a few questions.
noun, pronoun uk /fɜːst/ us /fɜrst/
the first

B1 the first person or thing

첫번째 것, 첫번째 사람
I liked the second movie more than the first.
I was the first to arrive.

(Translation of “first” from the Cambridge English–Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)