Definition of 源

  • source
  • origin

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ゲン
  • みなもと

Popular Words With This Kanji

資源, しげん

resources

財源, ざいげん

source of funds, resources, finances

源, みなもと

source, origin

震源, しんげん

hypocentre (of an earthquake), hypocenter

根本, 根源, 根元, 根原, こんげん, ねもと, こんぽん

root, source, origin, foundation, base, principle

電源, でんげん

source of electricity, electrical power, power (button on TV, etc.)

源泉, げんせん

source

源氏, げんじ

Genji (the character in the Genji Monogatari), the Minamoto family

資源エネルギー庁, しげんエネルギーちょう

Agency of Natural Resources and Energy

水源, すいげん

source of river, fountainhead


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