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ChineseEdit

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

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開始

  1. to start; to begin; to commence
    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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開始

  1. start; beginning; commencement
    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.

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
かい
Grade: 3

Grade: 3
on’yomi

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NounEdit

開始 (hiragana かいし, rōmaji kaishi)

  1. start; beginning; initiation

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開始する (transitive, suru conjugation, 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)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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ReferencesEdit

  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.

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

開始 (gaesi) (hangeul 개시)

  1. Hanja form? of 개시 (start, beginning).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

VerbEdit

開始

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