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On:
ゲン
gen
Kun:
みなもと
minamoto
Meaning:
source, origin
Grade: 6
JLPT: 1
Phonetic: (ゲン)
In names: はら、みな、もと hara, mina, moto
Shape: idc
Elements: 厂, , , ,
Look alike:
Synonyms: ,
Categories: N1 (JLPT)

Examples

栄養源
えいようげん
eiyoogen
source of nutrients
根源
こんげん
kongen
root, source, origin
みなもと
minamoto
source, origin
源平合戦
げんぺいがっせん
genpeigassen
battle b/t Genji & Heike clans
源氏物語
げんじものがたり
genjimonogatari
the Tale of the Genji
源泉
げんせん
gensen
source
語源
ごげん
gogen
word root, etymology
財源
ざいげん
zaigen
financial resources
資源
しげん
shigen
natural resources
起源
きげん
kigen
origin, beginning
震源
しんげん
shingen
epicenter (of earthquake)

Reading in other languages

Korean:
Korean (latin): weon
Pinyin: yuan2
Vietnam: Nguyên

Codepoints

Big-5: B7 BD
Decimal: 28304
Hex: 6E90
JIS: 1
Min-Ku-Ten: 1-24-27
Unicode UTF-16: 6E90
Unicode UTF-8: E6 BA 90

Dictionary Indices

A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Ken Henshall): 864
A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall): 853
Essential Kanji (P.G. O'Neill): 893
Gakken Kanji Dictionary ("A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage"): 827
Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki; White Rabbit Press): 1486
Japanese Names (P.G. O'Neill): 1863
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky): 589
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky, 2 edition): 580
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1999): 470
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2 edition, 2013): 600
Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono): 854
Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide: 1231
Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2013): 806
Les Kanjis dans la tête (Yves Maniette): 144
Morohashi Daikanwajiten (volume 7, page 0147): 17926
New Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1990): 656
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig): 142
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig, 6 edition): 153
The Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Andrew Nelson): 2656
The New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary (John Haig): 3274
Tuttle Kanji Cards: 958
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