Japanese Word Images for the Word "Beginning".
The left side Japanese word "発端(ほったん-hottan)" means "Beginning".
The below images are Japanese Kanji and Hiragana of some Japanese words which mean "Beginning".
You can learn how to write these Japanese words by referring the Kanji stroke orders of these words.
And we use the Japanese word "起源(きげん-kigen)" for translating this word into Japanese, too.
Also we often use the Japanese word "始まり(はじまり-hajimari)" for translating this word into Japanese.