Definition of 素

  • elementary
  • principle
  • naked
  • uncovered

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • もと

Popular Words With This Kanji

元, 本, 素, 基, もと

origin, source, base, basis, foundation, root, cause, ingredient, material, (somebody's) side, (somebody's) location, original cost (or capital, principal, etc.), (plant) root, (tree) trunk, first section of a waka, counter for blades of grass, tree trunks, etc., and for falcons (in falconry), handle (chopsticks, brush, etc.), grip

素材, そざい

raw materials, subject matter

要素, ようそ

component, factor, item (e.g. in list), element (e.g. in array), member (e.g. data structure)

素晴らしい, 素晴しい, すばらしい, すんばらしい

wonderful, splendid, magnificent

素晴らしい, 素晴しい, すばらしい, すんばらしい

wonderful, splendid, magnificent

炭素, たんそ

carbon (C)

素直, すなお

obedient, meek, docile, unaffected, honest, frank, upfront (about one's feelings)

酸素, さんそ

oxygen

素人, しろうと

amateur, novice

簡素, かんそ

simplicity, plain


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