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初め, 初, ぞめ
Suffix, after the -masu stem of a verb
first doing of ... (ever, in one's life, in the new year, etc.)
会うは別れのはじめ。
はじめ, 始め, 初め
Adverb
1. beginning, start, outset, opening
esp. 初め
2. first (in line, etc.)
esp. 始め
3. origin
Usually in kana, esp. 始め; as 〜を始め, 〜を始めとして, etc.
4. such as ..., not to mention ...
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初め, そめる
Conjugated: 初め
Auxiliary verb, Ichidan verb
to begin to
秋風が立ち初める。
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なのに
Conjunction
and yet, despite this, but even so, but even then, however, nevertheless, for all that, notwithstanding that
佐渡さんは魅力的な個性の持ち主なのに、その価値が分からず、自分を好まない。
とても, 迚も, とっても
Adverb, Usually in kana, とっても is more emphatic
1. very, awfully, exceedingly
before a negative form
2. (not) at all, by no means, simply (cannot)
「これはとてもおもしろそうだね」とひろしが言います。
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