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Auxiliary verb
Ichidan verb
to begin to

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Conjugated forms
Present, Future 初める, 初めます
[does], will [do]
初めない, 初めません
doesn't [do], will not [do]
Past 初めた, 初めました
初めなかった, 初めませんでした
didn't [do]
Te-form, Continuative 初めて, 初めまして 初めないで, 初めませんで 初めなくて
ON: ショ KUN: はじ.め, はじ.めて, はつ, はつ-, うい-, -そ.める, -ぞ.め
first time, beginning

Stroke: 7 Grade: 4 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-5-2 FC: 3722.2

Parts: 秋風 (あきかぜ) 立ち (たち) 初める (そめる)
An autumn breeze begins to blow.

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