See also: 开头

ChineseEdit

open; operate (vehicle); start head; (noun suffix)
trad. (開頭)
simp. (开头)

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

開頭

  1. to start; to begin
    it開頭句子 / it开头句子  ―  yǐ it kāitóu de jùzi  ―  sentence beginning with "it"

NounEdit

開頭

  1. start; beginning

SynonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
かい
Grade: 3
とう
Grade: 2
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

Coined in Japan of Middle Chinese-derived elements as a compound of (kai, open) +‎ (, head).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

開頭(かいとう) (kaitō

  1. (medicine) craniotomy: the opening of the skull for surgery

VerbEdit

開頭(かいとう)する (kaitō surusuru (stem 開頭(かいとう) (kaitō shi), past 開頭(かいとう)した (kaitō shita))

  1. (medicine) to craniotomize, to perform a craniotomy: to open the skull for surgery

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN