Words — 8 found

Noun, Adverb (fukushi)
1. beginning; start; outset; opening
  • りょこう旅行
  • 初め
  • ふつかかん二日間
  • あめふ雨降り
  • だった
The first two days of my trip were rainy.
2. first (in line, etc.)esp. 初め
3. originesp. 始め
4. such as ...; not to mention ...Usually written using kana alone, esp. 始め; as 〜を始め, 〜を始めとして, etc.
  • この
  • ごがく語学
  • センター
  • えいご英語
  • はじめ
  • せかい世界
  • 15
  • かこくか国
  • がいこくご外国語
  • まな学べる
At this language centre, about 15 international languages are taught, including English.
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初め 【はじめ】
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Adverb (fukushi), Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
1. for the first timeSee also 始める
  • さい
  • とき
  • はじ初めて
  • テニス
  • した
When I was sixteen, I played tennis for the first time.
Adverb (fukushi)
2. only after ... is it ...; only when ... do you ...; not until ... do you ...after the -te form of a verb
  • しかし
  • こうぎ抗議
  • をとおを通して
  • はじ初めて
  • じゆう自由
  • 開かれた
  • しゃかい社会
  • いじ維持
  • される
  • である
Only through protest can a free and open society be maintained.
3. first time; (one's) firstColloquial
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始めて 【はじめて】甫めて 【はじめて】
甫めて: Rarely-used kanji form.
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1. first; firstly; first of all; to begin with; in the beginning; at the beginning
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2. Introduction; PrefaceUsually written using kana alone, as section heading of a book, etc.
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始めに 【はじめに】
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1. nice to meet you; I'm glad to make your acquaintance; how do you do?Polite (teineigo) language, Usually written using kana alone
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始めまして 【はじめまして】
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1. from the beginning
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始めから 【はじめから】
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1. at first; initially; in the beginning
  • はじ初めのうち
  • わたし
  • じぶん自分
  • あやま誤り
  • 気になりました
I was worried about my mistakes at first.
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始めのうち 【はじめのうち】始めの内 【はじめのうち】初めの内 【はじめのうち】
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1. at first; in the beginning; originally
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初めは 【はじめは】
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Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Suru verb - included
1. commencing with; includingUsually written using kana alone
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Kanji — 1 found

7 strokes. JLPT N3. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4.
first time, beginning
On: ショ
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Sentences — 77 found

  • jreibun/1574/1
    • ならいはじ習い始め
    • の外国語のクラスでは、
    • まいかい毎回
    • の授業の最初に必ず書き取りクイズが行われる。
    In foreign language classes for beginners, a dictation quiz is always given at the start of each class. Jreibun
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Names — 2 found

はじめ 【初】
Given name, gender not specified
1. Hajime
はじめ 【初芽】
Female given name
1. Hajime