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Words — 182 found

Noun
1. origin; source; beginningesp. 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.
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2. basis; base; foundation; rootoft. 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 written as 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. (raw) material; ingredient; base; mix (e.g. for a cake); (soup) stockesp. 素
Noun
5. (one's) sideOnly 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. capital; principal; cost priceOnly applies to 元
Noun
7. root (of a plant); (tree) trunk
Noun
8. part (of a brush, chopsticks, etc.) one holds (with the hand)
Noun
9. first three lines of a wakaSee also 和歌
Counter
10. counter for plants or treesOnly applies to 本
Counter
11. counter for falcons (in falconry)Only applies to 本
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本 【もと】素 【もと】基 【もと】
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Noun
1. one's nature; one's feelings; oneself
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
2. plain; unadorned; undecorated; unadulterated; au naturel
Prefix
3. mere; poorDerogatory, before a noun
Prefix
4. exceedinglybefore an adjective
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Na-adjective (keiyodoshi), Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no', Noun
1. plain, white silk
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi), Noun, Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
2. primeMathematics, See also 互いに素
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素晴
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
1. wonderful; splendid; magnificent
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素晴らしい 【すんばらしい】素晴しい 【すばらしい】素晴しい 【すんばらしい】素薔薇しい 【すばらしい】素薔薇しい 【すんばらしい】
Notes
素薔薇しい: Irregular kanji usage. 素薔薇しい: Irregular kanji usage.
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Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
1. lovely; wonderful; nice; great; fantastic; superb; cool
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素適 【すてき】素的 【すてき】ステキ
Notes
素敵: Ateji (phonetic) reading. 素適: Ateji (phonetic) reading.
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Noun
1. cloth; fabric; material; texture
  • きじ生地
  • あず預ければ
  • ドレス
  • した仕立てて
  • くれます
Will you make me up a dress if I give you the material?
Noun
2. dough; batter
  • イーストきんイースト菌
  • パン
  • きじ生地
  • ふく膨らます
Yeast makes dough rise.
Noun
3. inherent quality; one's true character; one's true colours
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4. unglazed pottery
Noun
5. skin with no make-up
Noun
6. uncoated metal
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素地 【きじ】
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Na-adjective (keiyodoshi), Noun
1. obedient; meek; docile; unaffected
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi), Noun
2. honest; frank; upfront (about one's feelings)
  • おも思っている
  • こと
  • すなお素直
  • 言う
  • わる悪い
  • こと
  • ではありません
Saying what you think frankly is not a bad thing.
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi), Noun
3. straight (e.g. hair)
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi), Noun
4. without peculiarity; without mannerisms; standard; neat (e.g. handwriting)
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Noun
1. makings (of); aptitude; talent; qualities
Noun
2. nature; character; temperament
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Noun
1. amateur; layman; ordinary person; noviceAntonym: 玄人
Noun
2. respectable woman (i.e. not a prostitute, hostess, geisha)See also 玄人
Noun
3. unlicensed prostituteArchaic, Kyoto dialect, See also 私娼
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素人 【しろと】素人 【しらびと】
Notes
しろと: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage. しらびと: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage.
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I-adjective (keiyoushi)
1. quick; swift; nimble; agile
  • わる悪い
  • 知らせ
  • すばやく
  • つた伝わる
Bad news travels fast.
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
2. quick (understanding, judgement, etc.); alert; prompt
  • かれ
  • すばや素早く
  • フランスごフランス語
  • しゅうとく習得
  • した
He acquired French quickly.
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素速い 【すばやい】す早い 【すばやい】す速い 【すばやい】
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Noun
1. ingredient; (raw) material; resource
Noun
2. unprocessed timber; raw timber
Noun
3. subject matter; topic
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Na-adjective (keiyodoshi), Noun
1. simple; artless; naive; unsophisticated
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素樸 【そぼく】
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Godan verb with 'su' ending, Transitive verb
1. to banter; to make fun of; to jeer at
  • かれ彼ら
  • ジャック
  • かみ
  • 刈り
  • かた
  • ひやかした
They made fun of Jack's haircut.
Godan verb with 'su' ending, Transitive verb
2. to cool; to refrigerate
Godan verb with 'su' ending, Transitive verb
3. to window-shop; to look at without buying
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冷かす 【ひやかす】素見す 【ひやかす】
Notes
冷かす: Irregular okurigana usage.
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I-adjective (keiyoushi)
1. cold; short; curt; bluntUsually written using kana alone
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素っ気無い 【そっけない】素気ない 【そっけない】素気無い 【そっけない】
Notes
素気ない: Irregular okurigana usage. 素気無い: Irregular okurigana usage.
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Noun
1. birth; lineage; parentage; origin
Noun
2. identity; background; history; past
  • ぜんぜん
  • すじょう素性
  • 分からない
  • にんげん人間
  • かるがる軽々しく
  • しんよう信用
  • して
  • ならぬ
Don't trust a man whose past you know nothing about.
Noun
3. provenance; origin
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素姓 【すじょう】種姓 【すじょう】素生 【すじょう】素性 【そせい】素生 【そせい】種姓 【しゅせい】種姓 【しゅしょう】素姓 【すぞう】
Notes
しゅしょう: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage. すぞう: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage.
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Adverb (fukushi)
1. from the beginning; from the first; all along; originallyUsually written using kana alone
  • もとより
  • わたし
  • さいあく最悪
  • じたい事態
  • かくご覚悟
  • していた
From the outset I was prepared for the worst.
Adverb (fukushi)
2. of courseUsually written using kana alone
  • もとより
  • そんな
  • こと
  • しょうち承知
  • うえ
Of course I am aware of that.
Adverb (fukushi)
3. not to mention ...; not only ... but also ...; to say nothing of ...Usually written using kana alone, usu. as ...はもとより...も
  • ていちんぎん低賃金
  • れつあく劣悪な
  • ろうどうじょうけん労働条件
  • いっぽうてき一方的な
  • くびき首切り
  • など
  • けいざい経済
  • ろうどうもんだい労働問題
  • もとより
  • かくしゅ各種
  • じんどうてき人道的
  • もんだい問題
  • までも
  • ひきお引き起こしている
Of course, they are suffering from terrible working conditions such as low wages and arbitrary layoffs, as well as from various forms of discrimination.
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固より 【もとより】素より 【もとより】
Notes
固より: Rarely-used kanji form. 素より: Rarely-used kanji form.
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Noun
1. grounding (in a skill or subject); knowledge; training; achievements; attainments; accomplishments
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Noun, Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
1. bare feet
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Noun, Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
1. bare hand; empty hand
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Kanji — 1 found

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10 strokes. JLPT N1. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5.
elementary, principle, naked, uncovered
Kun: もと
On:
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Sentences — 378 found

  • jreibun/630/2
      子どもの
    • はっ発する
    • そぼく素朴な
    • 質問に
    • いひょう意表
    • 突かれた
    The simple question posed by the child caught me off guard. Jreibun
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Names — 350 found

すさき 【素】
Family or surname
1. Susaki
すざき 【素】
Family or surname
1. Suzaki
すず 【素】
Unclassified name
1. Suzu
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