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beginner (plural beginners)
- Someone who is just starting at something, or has only recently started.
- I'm new to learning Japanese: I'm just a beginner.
- Someone who sets something in motion.
- The beginner of the games lit the ceremonial torch.
someone who just recently started
someone who sets something in motion
- The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout#Translations.
Translations to be checked
- beginner in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- beginner in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
- 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.