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[()··()··]
torikakaru
godan verb, intransitive verb

Alternate Written Forms:

[()····]
torikakaru
[()··かか()·]
torikakaru
[とり()·かか()·]
torikakaru

Root Words:

[()·り + ()··]
tori + kakaru

English Meaning(s) for 取り掛かる

godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to begin; to set about; to start

Definition and Synonyms for 取り掛かる

Commence take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
Synonyms: かかる, しだす, やりだす, スタート, おっぱじめる, 乗り掛かる, 仕掛かる, 仕掛ける, 取っ付く, 取り付く, 取り掛かる, やり始める, し始める, 始める, 始動, 着手, 開始
Start play in the starting lineup
Synonyms: 出かける, 出で立つ, 取り掛かる, 始める, 立つ
Originate bring into being
Synonyms: しだす, やりだす, スタート, おっぱじめる, 取り掛かる, やり始める, し始める, 始める, 始動, 開始
Commence get off the ground
Synonyms: かかる, しだす, やりだす, スタート, おっぱじめる, 乗り出す, 乗り掛かる, 仕掛かる, 仕掛ける, 創始, 取っ付く, 取り付く, 取り掛かる, やり始める, し始める, 始める, 始動, 始業, 打ち掛かる, 発動, 発足, 着手, 起動, 踏み出す, 開始
Attempt enter upon an activity or enterprise
Synonyms: かかる, しだす, おっぱじめる, 乗り出す, 乗り掛かる, 乗り掛ける, 仕掛かる, 仕掛ける, 企てる, 取っ付く, 取り付く, 取り掛かる, 図る, し始める, 打ち掛かる, 着手, 試す, 試みる
Go begin or set in motion
Synonyms: しだす, やりだす, スタート, おっぱじめる, 仕掛かる, 仕掛ける, 取り掛かる, やり始める, し始める, 始まる, 始める
Approach begin to deal with
Synonyms: かかる, しだす, アプローチ, 乗り出す, 仕掛かる, 仕掛ける, 取っ付く, 取り付く, 取り掛かる, し始める, 着手
Take Up turn one's interest to
Synonyms: やりだす, 取り掛かる, 始める

Meanings for each kanji in 取り掛かる

take; fetch; take up Kanji Details »
hang; suspend; depend; arrive at; tax; pour Kanji Details »

Categories 取り掛かる is a member of

Commence set in motion, cause to start
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Play participate in games or sport
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Make make or cause to be or to become
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Initiate take the lead or initiative in
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Turn channel one's attention, interest, thought, or attention toward or away from something
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Act perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
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Conjugations for 取り掛かる

masu stem
[()··()··]
torikakari
Negative stem
[()··()··]
torikakara
te-form
[()··()···]
torikakatte
Negative te-form
[()··()·····]
torikakaranakute
Adverbial Negative Form
[()··()····]
torikakaranaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()··()··]
torikakaru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()··()····]
torikakaranai
Past Indicative Form
[()··()···]
torikakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()··()······]
torikakaranakatta
Presumptive Form
[()··()···]
torikakarou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()··()····]
torikakarimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()··()·····]
torikakarimasen
Past Indicative Form
[()··()·····]
torikakarimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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torikakarimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
[()··()······]
torikakarimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
[()··()····]
torikakaritai
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()··()······]
torikakaritakunai
Past Indicative Form
[()··()······]
torikakaritakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()··()········]
torikakaritakunakatta
te-form
[()··()·····]
torikakaritakute
Negative te-form
[()··()·······]
torikakaritakunakute
Adverbial Form
[()··()····]
torikakaritaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()··()··]
torikakare
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()··()·····]
torikakarinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
[()··()···]
torikakareba
Present Indicative Negative Form
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torikakaranakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
[()··()·····]
torikakaranakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
[()··()····]
torikakattara
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()··()·······]
torikakaranakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
[()··()····]
torikakattari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()··()···]
torikakareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()··()····]
torikakarenai
Past Indicative Form
[()··()···]
torikakareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()··()······]
torikakarenakatta
te-form
[()··()···]
torikakarete
Negative te-form
[()··()·····]
torikakarenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()··()····]
torikakaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()··()·····]
torikakaremasen
Past Indicative Form
[()··()·····]
torikakaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()··()········]
torikakaremasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()··()····]
torikakarareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()··()·····]
torikakararenai
Past Indicative Form
[()··()····]
torikakarareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()··()·······]
torikakararenakatta
te-form
[()··()····]
torikakararete
Negative te-form
[()··()······]
torikakararenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()··()·····]
torikakararemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()··()······]
torikakararemasen
Past Indicative Form
[()··()······]
torikakararemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()··()·········]
torikakararemasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()··()····]
torikakaraseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()··()·····]
torikakarasenai
Past Indicative Form
[()··()····]
torikakaraseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()··()·······]
torikakarasenakatta
te-form
[()··()····]
torikakarasete
Negative te-form
[()··()······]
torikakarasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()··()·····]
torikakarasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()··()······]
torikakarasemasen
Past Indicative Form
[()··()······]
torikakarasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()··()·········]
torikakarasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()··()·····]
torikakarasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()··()······]
torikakarasarenai
Past Indicative Form
[()··()·····]
torikakarasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()··()········]
torikakarasarenakatta
te-form
[()··()·····]
torikakarasarete
Negative te-form
[()··()·······]
torikakarasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()··()······]
torikakarasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()··()·······]
torikakarasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
[()··()·······]
torikakarasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()··()··········]
torikakarasaremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
[()··()···]
torikakaran
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()··()···]
torikakarazu
Classical Form (nu)
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()··()···]
torikakaranu
Classical Form (zaru)
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()··()····]
torikakarazaru

Sample Sentences for 取り掛かる

I will set about my task at once.
We've been horsing around too much; it's high time we got down to brass tacks.
He turned off the TV and began to study.
What are you up to?
I've never seen him really get down to work.

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