Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
abyss, edge, deep pool, the depths
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
1593 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 淵源 【エンゲン】 origin
  • 淵酔 【エンスイ】 type of imperial banquet held during the Heian period and later, being dead drunk, being very drunk
  • 深淵 【シンエン】 abyss, ravine
  • 海淵 【カイエン】 (ocean) deep, deepest part of a trench

Kun reading compounds

  • 淵 【ふち】 deep pool, deep water, abyss, depths (e.g. of despair, etc.), grip (e.g. of death)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yuan1
Korean:
yeon

Spanish

  • abismo
  • profundidades (mar
  • río)

Portuguese

French

1538 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2625 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1858 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
732 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
547 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
17692 Morohashi
3237 New Nelson (John Haig)
2966 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2971 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3a9.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
3210.0 Four corner code
1-42-5 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6df5 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
source, origin
Kun:
みなもと
On:
ゲン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
738 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 源 【ゲン】 source, origin
  • 源氏 【ゲンジ】 Genji (the character in the Genji Monogatari), the Minamoto family
  • 財源 【ザイゲン】 source of funds, resources, finances
  • 震源 【シンゲン】 hypocentre (of an earthquake), hypocenter

Kun reading compounds

  • 源 【みなもと】 source (of a river), fountainhead, source, origin, root
  • 河の源 【かわのみなもと】 fountainhead

Readings

Japanese names:
はら、 みな、 もと
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yuan2
Korean:
weon

Spanish

  • fuente
  • origen

Portuguese

  • fonte
  • origem

French

  • source
  • origine
864 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
853 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
827 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2656 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
893 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1486 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1863 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
580 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
589 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
854 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1231 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
806 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
470 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
600 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
144 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17926 Morohashi
656 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3274 New Nelson (John Haig)
142 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
153 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
958 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
341 2001 Kanji
3a10.25 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-10 SKIP code
3119.6 Four corner code
1-24-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6e90 Unicode hex code