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/SHI/    はじ.める/haji.meru/    -はじ.める/-haji.meru/    はじ.まる/haji.maru/SHI//    haji.meru/はじ.める/    -haji.meru/-はじ.める/    haji.maru/はじ.まる/

commence;  begin Frenchcommencer;  débuter Portugueseiniciar;  começar Spanishcomenzar;  empezar;  empezar (trans.);  empezar (intrans.)

Radical: (woman).   Strokes: 8画.   Elements: 口女厶.   Variants: .   Pinyin: shǐ.   Hangul:  [si].   Nanori: もとmoto.

Jōyō Kanji 3rd Grade.   JLPT N4.

Example compounds:
SHIげんしじんgenshijin】primitive man
一貫しゅうしいっかんshūshiikkan】consistency; unchanging from beginning to end
末書しまつしょshimatsusho】written explanation or apology
はじめるhajimeruめるはじめるhajimeru】to start; to open (e.g. a store); to start (doing something)
降りめるふりはじめるfurihajimeru】to begin to fall (rain, etc.)
めるしはじめるshihajimeru】to begin; to start
はじまるhajimaruまるはじまるhajimaru】to begin
千里の行も足下にまるせんりのこうもそっかにはじまるsenrinokōmosokkanihajimaru】a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
Codepoints and classification codes:
27-47JIS X 0208
4346.0Four Corner
1777De Roo
Dictionary indices:
1208Classic Nelson
1203The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
281New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
211Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
747Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
465A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
1092Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
545Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
6166Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 3 p. 661
288A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
494Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
225Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese (H) by F. Sakade
155Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
304Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese: Third Edition 3rd edition by Henshall
299Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
321The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power by D. Crowley
129Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
2.16Japanese for Busy People by the AJLT
439Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
755Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig


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