start

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Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
start

Plural
starts

Tilo
soma

Jam'i
some-some

  1. The beginning of something in place or time. <> farawa, soma.
    We went back to the start.
  2. A movement in reaction to surprise.
    I surprised him and he gave a start.
  3. A surprise, often not pleasant. <> tada hankali a firgice.
    She gave him quite a start.

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Verb

Plain form (yanzu)
start

3rd-person singular (ana cikin yi)
starts

Past tense (ya wuce)
started

Past participle (ya wuce)
started

Present participle (ana cikin yi)
starting

  1. To begin; to do something for the first time. <> fara, soma.
    They started the race in first place.
  2. To make a machine begin to work. <> kunna na'ura.
    I will start the car.
  3. To move in surprise. <> yin motsi a firgice.
    When I touched his arm, he started.

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