Words — 154 found

Temporal noun, Adverbial noun
1. beginning; start; outset; opening
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, No-adjective
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.
2. only after ... is it ...; only when ... do you ...after the -te form of a verb
  • しかし
  • こうぎ抗議
  • をとおを通して
  • はじ始めて
  • 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.
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始めて 【はじめて】甫めて 【はじめて】
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Godan verb with ru ending, intransitive verb
1. to begin; to start; to commence
2. to happen (again); to begin (anew)
3. to date (from); to originate (in)
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Ichidan verb, Transitive verb
1. to start; to begin; to commence; to initiate; to originateOnly applies to 始める
  • あなた
  • いつ
  • ゴルフ
  • はじ始めた
  • のです
  • When did you begin playing golf?
2. to start up (a business, society, etc.); to open (e.g. a store); to establish
  • わたし私たち
  • しまい姉妹
  • さんにん3人
  • きっさてん喫茶店
  • はじ始めた
  • We three sisters opened a coffee shop.
Auxiliary verb, Ichidan verb
3. to start ...; to begin to ...Only applies to 始める, after the -masu stem of a verb
  • 飲み
  • 過ぎて
  • へや部屋
  • まわ回り
  • はじ始めた
  • The room started to spin after I drank too much.
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創める 【はじめる】
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Noun, Suru verb
1. start; commencement; beginning; initiation
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Noun, No-adjective
1. origin; beginning; genesis
No-adjective, Noun
2. primeval; primordial; primitive
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Adverb, Noun
1. continuously; from beginning to end; from first to last
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1. first departure (of the day: train, bus, etc.); first train; first busSee also 終発
2. departing one's home station (of a train, bus, etc.)
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1. beginning and end
  • まえ
  • かいしゃ会社
  • なんでもや何でも屋
  • しゅうし終始
  • した
  • ので
  • こんど今度
  • せんもんしょく専門職
  • 就き
  • たい
  • I wore several hats at my last office so I'd like to specialize this time.
Noun, Suru verb
2. doing something from beginning to end; being unchanged from beginning to end
  • しふくけいかん私服警官
  • しゅうし終始
  • だいとうりょう大統領
  • しんぺん身辺
  • かた固めていた
  • The private detectives accompanied the President everywhere.
3. from beginning to end; the whole time; throughout; consistently
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Noun, Suru verb
1. management; dealing with; settlement; cleaning up; disposal
  • かれ
  • ごご午後
  • いっぱい
  • つか使って
  • さくねん昨年
  • ほうれん草
  • しまつ始末
  • した
  • He's spent all afternoon rooting up last year's spinach plants.
2. course of events; circumstances; particulars
3. end result (usu. bad); outcome
  • せかい世界
  • から
  • はしか麻疹
  • ゆしゅつこく輸出国
  • いやみ嫌味
  • ほんね本音
  • とれる
  • こと
  • いわれている
  • しまつ始末
  • Ending up with being called a "measles exporting country" by the rest of the world, something that you could take as insult or truth.
Noun, Suru verb, Na-adjective
4. economizing; economising; frugality; being thrifty
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仕末 【しまつ】
仕末: Irregular kanji usage.
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1. primitive man
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1. first; firstly; first of all; to begin with; in the beginning; at the beginning
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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Noun, Suru verb
1. settlement (of affairs); remedial measures; cleaning up afterwards
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跡始末 【あとしまつ】
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Noun, Suru verb
1. start of work; commencement; opening
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Noun, Na-adjective
1. omission; failure; incompleteness
2. irregularity; mismanagement; misconduct; malpractice; carelessness; wastefulness; extravagance
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不仕末 【ふしまつ】
不仕末: Irregular kanji usage.
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Noun, Suru verb
1. starting (machine, engine, car, etc.); activation
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1. full particulars; the whole story; from beginning to endYojijukugo (four character compound)
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1. How do you do?; I am glad to meet youUsually written using kana alone
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始めまして 【はじめまして】
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Kanji — 1 found

8 strokes. JLPT N4. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3.
commence, begin
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