"To begin" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 kāi shǐ to begin / beginning / to start / initial / CL:個|个[ge4]
 xiān qǐ to lift / to raise in height / to begin / upsurge / to set off (a campaign)
 rù shǒu to begin / to set one's hand to
 kāi chǎng to begin / to open / to start / beginning of an event
 xīng bàn to begin / to set in motion
 kāi yǎn (of a play, movie etc) to begin
 shǐ to begin / to start / then / only then
 chuàng to begin / to initiate / to inaugurate / to start / to create
 sù composed / rise / to begin
 chù to begin
 fǎng dawn / to begin
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