7 strokes
Jinmeiyou kanji used in names
Kentei exam level Pre-1
JLPT exam level N1

for the first time, not until

  • for the first time ②only after ... is it ... ③first time
  • はじめ
  • とし
  • なみ
  • すけ
  • よし

Main Radical

(KanXi) (Nelson)

Character Breakdown

for the first time, not until
ホ フ はじ.めて (Kentei Pre-1, N1)
ジュウ ジッ か (1st, N5)
month, moon
つき ゲツ ガツ (1st, N5)
dot, tick or dot radical (no. 3)
チュ (Kentei 1)

Common Words

beginning of the year
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Unicode hex code 752B
JIS X 0208 1-42-67
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 135
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 3722
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 3549
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 4363
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha) 2209
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha), 2nd edition (2013) 2972
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 2097
O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 533
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 21706
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 2167
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 0a7.11
Four corner code 5322.7