Words — 11 found

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.
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.
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.
4. ingredient; materialesp. 素
5. (somebody's) side; (somebody'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.
6. original cost (or capital, principal, etc.)
7. (plant) root; (tree) trunk
8. first section of a wakaSee also 和歌
9. counter for blades of grass, tree trunks, etc., and for falcons (in falconry)Only applies to 本
10. handle (chopsticks, brush, etc.); grip
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本 【もと】素 【もと】基 【もと】
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Adverb (fukushi), Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
1. originally; by nature; from the startUsually written using kana alone
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本々 【もともと】元元 【もともと】本本 【もともと】
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Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
1. losing everything; coming to nothing; having lost the interest and the principal
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本も子もない 【もともこもない】
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もとうら 本木末木
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
1. of soup and love, the first is the best; one's first spouse tends to be better than any subsequent spouseProverb
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本木に勝る末木なし 【もときにまさるうらきなし】
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Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Godan verb with 'su' ending
1. to go to the bottom of an affair; to inquire into the originSee also 糺す
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元を正す 【もとをただす】本を糺す 【もとをただす】元を糺す 【もとをただす】本をただす 【もとをただす】元をただす 【もとをただす】
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もとかり 本仮屋
Full name
1. Motokariya Yuika (1987.9.8-)
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Kanji — 1 found

5 strokes. JLPT N5. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1.
book, present, main, origin, true, real, counter for long cylindrical things
Kun: もと
On: ホン
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Sentences — 12 found

  • 75968
    • せかい世界
    • から
    • はしか麻疹
    • ゆしゅつこく輸出国
    • いやみ嫌味
    • ほんね本音
    • とれる
    • こと
    • いわれている
    • しまつ始末
    Ending up with being called a "measles exporting country" by the rest of the world, something that you could take as insult or truth. Tatoeba
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Names — 603 found

もと 【本】
Place, Family or surname
1. Moto
もとあ 【本阿】
Family or surname
1. Motoa
もとあいかい 【本合海】
1. Motoaikai
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