【N2】Nをはじめ /N wo hajime

Nをはじめ N wo hajime

 How to make”Nをはじめ.” in Japanese.

    • ・ Meaning: starting with – , including –
    • ・ JLPT Level: 2 日本語能力試験N2級レベル
    • ・ Category: grammar 文法

You can use Nをはじめ  when you want to say “starting with – , including -…”.

The patterns is below:

名詞+をはじめ

is used to preface a list of items, and also to emphasize the first one.

例文:Examples of sentence (with audio)

野球をはじめ、相撲、サッカーなどが日本で人気がある。
In Japan, Starting with baseball, sumo, soccor etc are popular

トヨタをはじめとして、国産車を販売しています。
Starting with Toyota we sell domestic cars.

寿司を始め天ぷら、ラーメンなど世界中で日本の食べ物は人気があります。
Starting with Sushi, Tempura, Ramen, etc. Japanese food is famous around the world.

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