開始

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
かい
Grade: 3

Grade: 3
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

開始 (hiragana かいし, romaji kaishi)

  1. start, beginning

Compounds[edit]

Verb[edit]

開始 + する (hiragana かいしする, romaji kaishi suru)

  1. start, begin
    • 1940, 岸田國士, けむり(ラヂオ物語):
      翌日 (よくじつ)は、もう、測量班 (そくりょうはん)作業 (さぎょう)開始 (かいし)します。
      yokujitsu wa, mō, sokuryō-han ga sagyō o kaishi shimasu.
      The surveying team is already starting work the next day.

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References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 开始
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin kāishǐ
Zhuyin ㄎㄞ ㄕˇ
IPA (key) /kʰaɪ̯⁵⁵ ʂʐ̩²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

Verb[edit]

開始 (traditional, Pinyin kāishǐ, simplified 开始)

  1. to start; to begin

Min Nan[edit]

simpl. 开始
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ kʰai˧˧ɕi˥˧ ]

Verb[edit]

開始 (traditional, POJ khai-sí, traditional 開始, simplified 开始)

  1. to start; to begin