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Adverb (fukushi)
Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
beginning, start, outsetcomencement, début, origineBeginn, Anfang, Eröffnung

ON: ボウKUN: おか.す
risk, face, defy, dare, damage, assume (a name)

ON: トウ, ズ, トKUN: あたま, かしら, -がしら, かぶり
head, counter for large animals

Example sentences
残っているのは冒頭の部分だけであった。Parts: 残る (のこる), 冒頭 (ぼうとう), 部分 (ぶぶん), (だけ), であるAll that was left was the opening.

彼はほんの冒頭部分を書き終えた。Parts: (かれ), 本の (ほんの), 冒頭 (ぼうとう), 部分 (ぶぶん), 書く (かく), 終える (おえる)He finished the opening.

人目をひく記事にするために、やっぱり冒頭にパンチのきいた一言をいれなきゃ。考えていることを、ダイレクトに伝えてください。Parts: 人目を引く (ひとめをひく), 記事 (きじ), 為に (ために), 矢っ張り (やっぱり), 冒頭 (ぼうとう), パンチ, 効く (きく), 一言 (ひとこと), 入れる (いれる), 無ければ (なければ), 考える (かんがえる), (こと), ダイレクト, 伝える (つたえる), 下さい (ください)If you want to do eye-grabbing work you have to put out something punchy at the outset. Say what you mean directly.

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