はじめてhajimete

adverb / ~の noun:

adverb:

  • only after ... is it ...; only when ... do you ... - after the -te form of a verb

16sainotoki初めてhajimeteテニスTENISUwoしたshita When I was sixteen, I played tennis for the first time.

2、3日たってtatte初めてhajimetekarega到着touchakuしたshita It was not until a few days later that he arrived.

Kanji definition:

ショSHOはじhaji.meはじめてhaji.meteはつhatsuはつ~hatsu うい~ui ~そめる so.meru~ぞ zo.me

first time; beginning

Strokes:
7
Radical:
刀刂⺈ sword
SKIP:
1-5-2
UTF:
521d
JIS208:
29-73
Nanori:
shiはっha
Hangul:
초 [cho]
Pinyin:
chū
Stroke order:
Example words:
当初とうしょtousho
at first; at the beginning; initially; originally
はつhatsu
first; new
最初さいしょsaisho
beginning; outset; first; onset
初日しょにちshonichi
first day; opening day
初期しょきshoki
early (days); initial stage; / initial

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