Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
し始める, 為始める, 仕始める
Kana Reading
しはじめる
Romaji
shihajimeru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Ichidan verb, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to begin; to start
    Example sentence
    欲望盲目になり精神破壊し始める My lust is so blind, it begins to destroy my mind.

Examples of し始める, 為始める, 仕始める, しはじめる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
し始める
Plain Polite
し始めます
Negative
し始めない
Negative Polite
し始めません

Past

Plain
し始めた
Plain Polite
し始めました
Negative
し始めなかった
Negative Polite
し始めませんでした

Te

Plain
し始めて
Plain Polite
し始めまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
し始められる
Plain Polite
し始められます
Negative
し始められない
Negative Polite
し始められません

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

9 strokes

do, change, make, benefit, welfare, be of use, reach to, try, practice, cost, serve as, good, advantage, as a result of

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JLPT 4

5 strokes

attend, doing, official, serve

On'Yomi: ,

Kun'Yomi: つか.える

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JLPT 4

8 strokes

commence, begin

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