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kāi shǐ

开始

Definitions

verb.

begin, start

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HanziHSKPinyinEnglish Definition
1kāiopen
3lí kāileave
4kāi wán xiàojoke; crack a joke
4kāi xīnhappy
5gōng kāiopen; make public
5kāi fādevelop, exploit, open up
5kāi fàngoptimistic; bloom, open
5kāi mù shìopening ceremony
5kāi shuǐboiled water, boiling water
5shǐ zhōngalways, from beginning to end
5zhǎn kāispread out, launch
5zhào kāisummon, convene
6chǎng kāiopen wide
6kāi cǎiextract, exploit
6kāi chúexpel
6kāi kuòwide, open; widen, broadened
6kāi lǎngopen and clear, optimistic
6kāi míngenlightened, open-minded
6kāi pìopen up, start
6kāi tuòopen up
6kāi zhǎndevelop, launch
6kāi zhīexpenses, spending; pay expense
6shèng kāibe in full bloom
6yuán shǐoriginal, primaeval