開始

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開始

  1. to start; to begin

Noun[edit]

開始

  1. start, beginning

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
かい
Grade: 3

Grade: 3
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

開始 (hiragana かいし, romaji kaishi)

  1. start, beginning, initiation

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Verb[edit]

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

  1. start, begin, initiate
    • 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]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

開始 (gaesi) (hangeul 개시)

  1. Hanja form? of 개시, “start, beginning”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Verb[edit]

開始

  1. Hán tự form of khởi sự, "to start, to begin"