開始

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Chinese[edit]

open; operate (vehicle); start begin
trad. (開始)
simp. (开始)

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Verb[edit]

開始

  1. to start; to begin
    重新開始 / 重新开始  ―  chóngxīn kāishǐ  ―  to start again
    今天開始 / 今天开始  ―  cóng jīntiān kāishǐ  ―  starting from today
    倒計時現在開始 / 倒计时现在开始  ―  Dàojìshí xiànzài kāishǐ!  ―  The countdown starts now!
    球賽開始打開局面 [MSC, trad.]
    球赛开始打开局面 [MSC, simp.]
    Qiúsài yī kāishǐ, tā yǐ yī qiú dǎkāi júmiàn. [Pinyin]
    He hit the ground running with a goal just as the game started.

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Noun[edit]

開始

  1. start; beginning
    開始成功一半 [MSC, trad.]
    开始成功一半 [MSC, simp.]
    Yī ge hǎo de kāishǐ shì chénggōng de yībàn. [Pinyin]
    Well begun is half done.
    人生永遠沒有開始 [MSC, trad.]
    人生永远没有开始 [MSC, simp.]
    Rénshēng yǒngyuǎn méiyǒu tài wǎn de kāishǐ. [Pinyin]
    No beginning has ever been proved to be too late.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
かい
Grade: 3

Grade: 3
on’yomi

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Noun[edit]

開始 (hiragana かいし, rōmaji kaishi)

  1. start; beginning; initiation

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開始する (transitive, hiragana かいしする, rōmaji kaishi suru)

  1. to start; to begin; to 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) () (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
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

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”).