Jisho

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Words — 5 found

Noun
1. origin; sourceusu. 元
  • けんせい憲政
  • きき危機
  • はじ始まった
  • このような
  • じょうきょう状況
  • もと
  • であった
  • It was under these circumstances that the constitutional crisis began.
Noun
2. base; basis; foundation; rootesp. 基
  • この
  • システム
  • もと
  • せいと生徒
  • こうたい交替
  • おし教え
  • あい
  • おたがお互いに
  • たすけあ助け合わ
  • なければなりません
  • The basis of this system is that the students must take turns in teaching, they have to help each other.
Noun
3. causealso 因, 原
  • その
  • じむいん事務員
  • かろう過労
  • もと
  • 死んだ
  • The clerk died from overwork.
Noun
4. ingredient; material; base; mix; stockesp. 素
Noun
5. (someone's) side; (someone's) locationOnly applies to 元
  • かれ
  • なぜ
  • つま
  • かれ彼の
  • もと
  • 去った
  • わからなかった
  • He had no idea why his wife left him.
Noun
6. original cost (or capital, principal, etc.)
Noun
7. (plant) root; (tree) trunk
Noun
8. first section of a wakaSee also 和歌
Counter
9. counter for blades of grass, tree trunks, etc., and for falcons (in falconry)Only applies to 本
Noun
10. handle (chopsticks, brush, etc.); grip
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Other forms
本 【もと】素 【もと】基 【もと】
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Noun
1. basis; foundationArchaism
Noun
2. cause
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Godan verb with ku ending, Intransitive verb
1. to be based (on); to be founded (on); to be grounded (on); to be in accordance (with)
  • この
  • ものがたり物語
  • じじつ事実
  • もと基づいている
  • This story is founded on fact.
Godan verb with ku ending, Intransitive verb
2. to be due to; to come (from); to arise (from); to originate (in)
  • かれ彼らの
  • あらそ争い
  • ごかい誤解
  • もと基づく
  • もの
  • The dispute between them is due to misunderstanding.
Other forms
基く 【もとづく】
Notes
基く: Irregular okurigana usage.
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Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
1. based on; grounded onSee also 基づく
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Noun
1. basal fertilizer; basal dressing; manure given at the time of planting
Other forms
基肥 【もとごえ】元肥え 【もとごえ】基肥 【きひ】
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Kanji — 1 found

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11 strokes. JLPT N1. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5.
fundamentals, radical (chem), counter for machines, foundation
Kun: もと もとい
On:
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Sentences — 101 found

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    • この
    • システム
    • もと
    • せいと生徒
    • こうたい交替
    • おし教え
    • あい
    • おたがお互いに
    • たすけあ助け合わ
    • なければなりません
    The basis of this system is that the students must take turns in teaching, they have to help each other. Tatoeba
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Names — 271 found

もと 【基】
Given name, gender not specified
1. Moto
もとあき 【基暁】
Given name, gender not specified
1. Motoaki
もとあき 【基晃】
Given name, gender not specified
1. Motoaki
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