始 (commence) kanji
Commence
This kanji has 8 strokes. It is being learnt at grade 3.
This kanji belongs to jōyō (regular-use) kanji.
Share this kanji:
Meaning:commence, begin
On reading:
shi
Kun reading:はじ-める、-はじ-める、はじ-まる
haji-meru, -haji-meru, haji-maru

Use examples

後始末
あとしまつ
disposal after the job, clean-up
雪が降り始めた
ゆきがふりはじめた
It began to snow.
いつ始めようか?いつでもいいよ
いつはじめようか, いつでもいいよ
When shall we start? - Any time will do.
もうすぐ始まる
もうすぐはじまる
It will start soon.
始めから終わりまで
はじめからおわりまで
from start to finish, from beginning to end, from first to last
← Back to dictionary search