komenci

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French commencer, Spanish comenzar, Portuguese começar, Latin cominitio.

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

komenci (present komencas, past komencis, future komencos, conditional komencus, volitive komencu)

  1. (transitive) to start, begin
    • 1907, Kazimierz Bein, La Faraono, translation of original by B. Prus:
      Ramzes komencis malpacience paŝi en la ĉambro.
      Ramzes began to pace impatiently around the room.

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • komencaĉi (to start badly; to start off on the wrong foot)
  • komenciĝi (to begin (intransitive))