(shǐ )

始 English Translation

The English meaning of (shǐ ) is:

  • to begin
  • to start
  • then
  • only then

Example Usage of 始


Nǐ kāishǐ xuéxí yīngyǔle ma? Have you begun studying English?

Shénme shíhòu kāishǐ? What time does it start?

Wǒmen de jìhuà cóng yī kāishǐ jiù chūcuòle. Our plan went wrong from the beginning.

Qìdí shēngxiǎng qǐ, chuán kāishǐ màn man de shǐ lí gǎngkǒu. A whistle blew, and the boat slowly began to pull out of port.

Xiànzài de hái zǐ rènwéi jiějué rènhé shēnghuó wèntí dōu xiàng chóngxīn kāishǐ yīgè diànnǎo yóuxì nàme jiǎndān. Kids these days think that any issue in life can be resolved as easily as restarting a computer game.

Wǒmen de rènwù dào mùqián wéizhǐ hěn qīngsōng, dàn cóng xiànzài kāishǐ jiāng huì biàn dé hěn nán. Our task has been easy so far, but it will be difficult from now on.

Tā mílùle, jǐn jiēzhe tiān kāishǐ xià yǔle. She lost her way and on top of that it began to rain.

Nǐ bìxū mǎshàng kāishǐ. You'll have to start at once.

Xuéxiào 8 diǎn bàn kāishǐ shàngkè. School begins at eight-thirty.

Jǐngchá dàgài cóng yīgè yuè qián jiù kāishǐ zhǎo bèi tōu wùpǐnle. The police have been searching for the stolen goods for almost a month.

Tā kāishǐ duì shēngtài xué gǎn xìngqù, shì shòudào tā de yǐngxiǎng. It was through his influence that she became interested in ecology.

Tā kāishǐ zhǎo gōngzuòle. He's started looking for a job.

Yǎnchū shénme shíhòu kāishǐ? What time does the play begin?



Decomposition of 始

始 Radical
始 Stroke Count 8
始 Stroke Order