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始める, 創める, はじめる
Conjugated: 始めた
Only 始める, Ichidan verb, Transitive
1. to start, to begin, to commence, to initiate, to originate
2. to start up (a business, society, etc.), to open (e.g. a store), to establish
Auxiliary verb, after the -masu stem of a verb
3. to start ..., to begin to ...
私たちは姉妹3人で喫茶店を始めた。
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