temporal noun / adverbial noun:
- beginning; start; outset; opening
- first (in line, etc.) - esp. 初め
- origin - esp. 始め
- such as ...; not to mention ... - esp. 始め; as 〜を始め, 〜を始めとして, etc. - usually written using kana alone
二人とも今は舞い上がっているけど、会うは別れの始め、ってこと知っているのかね。 Those two are blindly enraptured with each other right now but they say first meeting someone is the first step toward goodbye. I wonder if they're aware of that.
first time; beginning
- 刀刂⺈ sword
- 초 [cho]
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