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On-yomi
ショ
sho
Kun-yomi
はじ.め
haji.me
はじ.めて
haji.mete
はつ
hatsu
はつ-
hatsu-
うい-
ui-
-そ.める
-so.meru
-ぞ.め
-zo.me
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shi
はっ
ha
Meaning first time, beginning

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初めて はじめて
hajimete
  1. adverb no-adjective for the first time
  2. adverb only after ... is it ..., only when ... do you ...
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最初 さいしょ
saisho
no-adjective adverbial noun noun (temporal) beginning, outset, first, onset
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はつ
hatsu
no-adjective noun (prefix) noun first, new
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初歩 しょほ
shoho
noun no-adjective basics, rudiments, elements, ABCs of ...
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初級 しょきゅう
shokyuu
noun no-adjective elementary level
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初旬 しょじゅん
shojun
adverbial noun noun first 10 days of the month
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初めまして はじめまして
hajimemashite
Expression usually kana How do you do?, I am glad to meet you
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初耳 はつみみ
hatsumimi
noun something heard for the first time, hearing something for the first time
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初版 しょはん
shohan
noun first edition
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うい
ui
no-adjective noun (prefix) noun first, new
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初め はじめ
hajime
  1. noun (temporal) adverbial noun beginning, start, outset, opening
  2. noun first (in line, etc.)
  3. origin
  4. usually kana such as ..., not to mention ...
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初夏 しょか
shoka
  1. noun early summer
  2. obsolete fourth month of the lunar calendar
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初期 しょき
shoki
  1. noun no-adjective early (days), initial stage
  2. computer term initial
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初心 しょしん
shoshin
na-adjective noun original intention, initial resolution
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初雪 はつゆき
hatsuyuki
noun first snow (of season)
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初日 しょにち
shonichi
adverbial noun noun (temporal) first or opening day
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初夢 はつゆめ
hatsuyume
noun year's first dream
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初恋 はつこい
hatsukoi
noun first love, puppy love
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当初 とうしょ
tousho
adverbial noun noun (temporal) at first
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初夏 はつなつ
hatsunatsu
  1. noun early summer
  2. obsolete fourth month of the lunar calendar
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月初め つきはじめ
tsukihajime
adverb noun beginning of month
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初詣で はつもうで
hatsumoude
noun auxillary suru verb first shrine visit of New Year
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初任給 しょにんきゅう
shoninkyuu
noun initial salary
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書き初め かきぞめ
kakizome
noun first calligraphy of the year
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初代 しょだい
shodai
noun no-adjective first generation, founder
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初戦 しょせん
shosen
noun first match (in a series)
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初演 しょえん
shoen
noun auxillary suru verb first performance
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初回 しょかい
shokai
  1. noun first time, first innings, initial attempt
  2. no-adjective first, initial
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初頭 しょとう
shotou
adverbial noun noun (temporal) beginning (of a century, etc.)
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初老 しょろう
shorou
  1. noun no-adjective past middle-aged, aging, ageing, elderly
  2. age 40
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年初 ねんしょ
nensho
adverbial noun noun beginning of the year, New Year's greetings
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初陣 ういじん
uijin
noun first campaign, one's first battle
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初年 しょねん
shonen
adverbial noun noun (temporal) first year, early years (of a reign or era)
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初出 しょしゅつ
shoshutsu
noun auxillary suru verb first appearance
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初球 しょきゅう
shokyuu
noun pitcher's first pitch (to batter)
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初売り はつうり
hatsuuri
noun first business conducted by retailers in the New Year
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初場所 はつばしょ
hatsubasho
noun sumo term New Year's (January) tournament, held in Tokyo
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初舞台 はつぶたい
hatsubutai
noun debut, initial stage appearance
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初心者 しょしんしゃ
shoshinsha
noun beginner
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初対面 しょたいめん
shotaimen
noun first meeting, first interview with
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初挑戦 はつちょうせん
hatsuchousen
noun first challenge, first try
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初子 ういご
uigo
noun first child
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初音 はつね
hatsune
noun first warbling heard in a New Year
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初婚 しょこん
shokon
noun first marriage
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初段 しょだん
shodan
noun lowest grade, first grade
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初冬 しょとう
shotou
  1. adverbial noun noun early winter
  2. obsolete tenth month of the lunar calendar
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初等 しょとう
shotou
noun elementary, primary
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初産 ういざん
uizan
na-adjective noun no-adjective first childbirth
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初孫 ういまご
uimago
noun first grandchild
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原初 げんしょ
gensho
noun no-adjective origin, source, beginning, starting point
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