beginner

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From Middle English begynner, equivalent to begin +‎ -er.

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beginner ‎(plural beginners)

  1. Someone who is just starting at something, or has only recently started.
    I'm pretty new at learning Japanese, I'm just a beginner.
  2. Someone who sets (or puts) something in motion.
    The beginner of the games lit the ceremonial torch.

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Noun[edit]

beginner m ‎(plural beginners, diminutive beginnertje n)

  1. Someone who is just starting something, or has only recently started (similar to English)
    Hij kan goed schaken voor een beginner - He plays chess well for a beginner