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Meaning of 初

first time, beginning




haji(me), hatsu

Learn Japanese kanji: 【 ショ / はじ(め)、はつ 】.

Meaning: first time, beginning.

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Example #1

sore wa hajimete no kaigai ryokou deshita.
It was my first trip abroad.
Example #2

anata no hatsukoi wa nansai no toki desuka.
At what age did you have your first love?
Example #3

gakkou no shonichi wa totemo tanoshikatta.
The first day of school was a lot of fun.
Example #4

koosu wa shoshinsha kara hajimarimasuka?
Does the course start from beginners?
Example #5

watashi wa shokyuu no eigo no kyoukasho o kaimashita.
I bought a beginner's English textbook.

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