Definition of 原

  • meadow
  • original
  • primitive
  • field
  • plain
  • prairie
  • tundra
  • wilderness

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ゲン
  • はら

Popular Words With This Kanji

原因, げんいん

cause, origin, source

原則, げんそく

principle, general rule

原, げん

original, primitive, primary, fundamental, raw

原子力, げんしりょく

atomic energy, nuclear power

原発, げんぱつ

nuclear power plant, nuclear power generation, primary (e.g. primary immunodeficiency syndrome)

原告, げんこく

plaintiff, accuser, prosecutor

原油, げんゆ

crude oil

原理, げんり

principle, theory, fundamental truth

原爆, げんばく

atomic bomb, A-bomb

原点, げんてん

origin (coordinates), starting point


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