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General information for this kanji:

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 kun yomi:   haji.meru, -haji.meru, haji.maru, moto
 SKIP Code  1-3-5
 Stroke Count:   8
 Radical:   38
 Frequency Of Use  437
 Grade:   Third Grade
 English Tags:   commence, begin
 External Link(s):   Kanji-Quiz

This kanji appears in the following expressions:
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 Expression, Lesson Nr  Kanji-Writing  Translation
  hajimaru 7    to begin
  hajimemashite 1    How do you do?; Nice to meet you
  hajimeni 30    to begin with; first of all