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ショ/SHO/    はじ.め/    はじ.めて/haji.mete/    はつ/hatsu/    はつ-/hatsu-/    うい-/ui-/    -そ.める/-so.meru/    -ぞ.め/ショ/はじ.め/    haji.mete/はじ.めて/    hatsu/はつ/    hatsu-/はつ-/    ui-/うい-/    -so.meru/-そ.める/ぞ.め/

first time;  beginning Frenchpremière fois;  commencement Portugueseprimeiros tempos;  começo Spanishcomienzo;  primero

Radical: (knife).   Strokes: 7画.   Elements: 衤刀.   Pinyin: chū.   Hangul:  [cho].   Nanori:  / はっshi / ha'.

Jōyō Kanji 4th Grade.   JLPT N3.

Example compounds:
ショSHOしょちょうshochō】first menstruation
しょしゅんshoshun】beginning of spring; first month of the lunar calendar
しょけんshoken】seeing for the first time; first sight
はじhajimeつきはじめtsukihajime】beginning of month
はじめhajime】beginning; first (in line, etc.); origin; such as ...
めにはじめにhajimeni】to begin with (used as an introduction); first of all; in the beginning
はじめてhajimeteめてはじめてhajimete】for the first time; only after ... is it ...
生まれてめてうまれてはじめてumaretehajimete】for the first time in one's life
病んで後めて健康の価値を知るやんでのちはじめてけんこうのかちをしるyandenochihajimetekenkōnokachiwoshiru】You don't appreciate the value of good health until you lose it
はつhatsu節供はつぜっくhatsuzekku】baby's first annual festival
はつものhatsumono】first of the season (e.g. produce, catch)
はつねhatsune】first warbling heard in a New Year
Codepoints and classification codes:
29-73JIS X 0208
3722.0Four Corner
645De Roo
Dictionary indices:
4215Classic Nelson
469The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
1116New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
759Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
404Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
261A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
427Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
636Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
1911Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 2 p. 226
507A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
679Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
428Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese (H) by F. Sakade
353Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
535Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese: Third Edition 3rd edition by Henshall
483Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
279The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power by D. Crowley
440Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
2.20Japanese for Busy People by the AJLT
181Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
411Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig


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