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Meaning of 始

commence, begin

Onyomi


shi

Kunyomi

はじ(める)
haji(meru)

Learn Japanese kanji: 【シ / はじ(める)】

Meaning: commence, begin.

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Example #1

それをはじめてください。
sore o hajimete kudasai.
Please start that.
Example #2

しじじからはたらきはじめます。
shichiji kara hataraki hajimemasu.
I start work from 7 o'clock.
Example #3

はじめからしっていました。
hajime kara shitteimashita.
I knew all along from the beginning.
Example #4

わたしのしごとのかいしじかんはじゅうじになりました。
watashi no shigoto no kaishi jikan wa juuji ni narimashita.
The starting time for my work has become 10 o'clock.

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