Information about the word begin (English → Esperanto: komenciĝi)

Part of speechverb
Pronunciation/bɪˈɡɪn/, /bəˈɡɪn/
Hyphenationbe·gin
Shavian alphabet𐑚𐑦𐑜𐑦𐑯, 𐑚𐑩𐑜𐑦𐑯
Deseret alphabet𐐺𐐮𐑀𐐮𐑌, 𐐺𐐲𐑀𐐮𐑌

Conjugation

Indicative mood
Present tensePast tense
(I) begin(I) began
(thou) beginnest(thou) beganst, begannest
(he) begins, beginneth(he) began
(we) begin(we) began
(you) begin(you) began
(they) begin(they) began
Subjunctive mood
Present tensePast tense
(I) begin (I) began
(thou) begin(thou) began
(he) begin(he) began
(we) begin(we) began
(you) begin(you) began
(they) begin(they) began
Imperative mood
begin
Participles
Present participlePast participle
beginningbegun

Usage samples

Attempts to form a single standard variety began immediately after World War II, both in and outside Albania.
Our troubles are just beginning, I’m afraid.

Translations

Afrikaansbegin
Albanianfilloj
Czechpočínat; počít; začínat; začít; zahájit
Danishbegynde
Dutchaanvangen; beginnen; ingaan; een aanvang nemen
Esperantokomenciĝi
Faeroeseverða byrjaður
Frenchdébuter
Germananfangen; beginnen
Italiancominciare
Norwegianbegynne
Papiamentokuminsá
Portuguesecomeçar
Saterland Frisianbeginne; ounfange
Scottish Gaelictòisich
Spanishcomenzar; empezar
Srananbigin
Swedishbegynna; börja
Thaiเริ่ม
Turkishbaşlamak
West Frisianbegjin