Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
始まる JLPT 5
Kana Reading
はじまる
Romaji
hajimaru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ru' ending, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to begin
    Example sentence
    授業三十から始まるから Class doesn't begin until eight-thirty.

Examples of 始まる, はじまる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
始まる
Plain Polite
始まります
Negative
始まらない
Negative Polite
始まりません

Past

Plain
始まった
Plain Polite
始まりました
Negative
始まらなかった
Negative Polite
始まりませんでした

Te

Plain
始まって
Plain Polite
始まりまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
始まられる
Plain Polite
始まられます
Negative
始まられない
Negative Polite
始まられません

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 4

8 strokes

commence, begin

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