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Noun (futsuumeishi)
Takes the aux. verb suru
May take the particle 'no'
Antonym: 閉幕・へいまく
raising the curtain

Noun (futsuumeishi)
Takes the aux. verb suru
Antonym: 閉幕・へいまく
opening (of an event), start of a season

ON: カイ KUN: ひら.く, ひら.き, -びら.き, ひら.ける, あ.く, あ.ける
open, unfold, unseal

Stroke: 12 Grade: 3 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 3-8-4 FC: 7744.4

ON: マク, バク KUN: とばり
curtain, bunting, act of play

Stroke: 13 Grade: 6 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 2-3-10 FC: 4422.2

Parts: オープン (いくさ) 終わる (おわる) 愈々 (いよいよ) 開幕 (かいまく)
The exhibition games are over and the regular season finally begins.

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