Japanese Dictionary

Kanji literal and JLPT

JLPT 4
Strokes count

Strokes: 4

Radicals

Radicals:

Definitions
beginning, former time, origin
On'Yomi Readings

On'Yomi Readings

  • ゲン
  • ガン
On'Yomi Readings

Kun'Yomi Readings

  • もと

Popular Words With This Kanji

  • 元, 本, 素, 基

    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

  • 地元

    home area; home town

    local

  • 元気

    health(y); robust; vigor; vigour; energy; vitality; vim; stamina; spirit; courage; pep


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