Jisho

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Words — 210 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.
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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.
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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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本 【もと】素 【もと】基 【もと】
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Noun
1. root; source; origin; cause
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2. Nemoto
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根原 【こんげん】根元 【こんげん】
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Adverb (fukushi)
1. at hand; on hand; nearby; close at hand
  • わたし
  • いつも
  • じてん辞典
  • さつ
  • てもと手元
  • 置いています
  • I always keep three dictionaries at hand.
Noun
2. way of moving one's arms; skill
Noun
3. money at hand; pocket money
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4. grip; handle
Place
5. Temoto
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手許 【てもと】手もと 【てもと】
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Adverb (fukushi), Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
1. originally; from the start; from the beginning; from the outset; by natureUsually written using kana alone
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi), Noun
2. none the worse (for); (coming out) even; in the same position (as before)Usually written using kana alone, usu. as 〜て(も)もともと, 〜でもともと, etc.
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元元 【もともと】本本 【もともと】本々 【もともと】
Notes
本本: Rarely-used kanji form. 本々: Rarely-used kanji form.
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Noun
1. home area; home town
  • これらの
  • しょうひん商品
  • なか
  • には
  • じもと地元
  • てにはい手に入らない
  • もの
  • ある
  • かもしれない
  • These goods may not be available locally.
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
2. local
  • その
  • ふじん婦人
  • そうしき葬式
  • じもと地元
  • きょうかい教会
  • おこな行われた
  • The lady's funeral was held at the local church.
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Noun, Suru verb, Transitive verb, Intransitive verb
1. restoration; return
    ゲイツ
  • かいちょう会長
  • こうこくしゅうにゅう広告収入
  • ユーザー
  • かんげん還元
  • する
  • いこう意向
  • ひょうめい表明
  • Bill Gates announces intent to return advertising revenue to the users.
Noun, Suru verb, Transitive verb, Intransitive verb
2. reduction; resolution; deoxidization; deoxidationChemistry, See also 酸化
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Noun
1. era
Noun
2. CE (Common Era); AD (Anno Domini)
  • きげん紀元
  • 2020
  • とし
  • まで
  • には
  • この
  • じんこう人口
  • ばいぞう倍増
  • している
  • だろう
  • By the year 2020, the population of our city will have doubled.
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Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no', Noun, used as a prefix
1. former; ex-; past; one-time
  • うちの
  • かみさん
  • プロレスラー
  • だから
  • もし
  • わたし
  • うわき浮気
  • している
  • ところ
  • 見つかり
  • でも
  • しよう
  • ものなら
  • それ
  • こそ
  • コテンパン
  • やられて
  • しまう
  • My wife used to be a pro-wrestler, so if she ever catches me two-timing her, I'd be beaten to a pulp.
Noun, Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
2. earlier times; the past; previous state
Noun, Adverb (fukushi)
3. formerly; previously; originally; before
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旧 【もと】故 【もと】
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Noun, Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
1. at one's feet; underfoot; one's step (as in "watch your step")
  • 飲み
  • 過ぎて
  • なんか
  • あしもと足元
  • フラフラ
  • する
  • I drank too much and the ground seemed to spin under my feet.
Noun
2. gait; pace; step
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
3. most recent; current
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足下 【あしもと】足もと 【あしもと】足許 【あしもと】
Notes
足許: Rarely-used kanji form.
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Noun
1. (one's) identity; background; upbringing; birth (and parentage)
Noun
2. (one's) character
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身許 【みもと】
Notes
身許: Rarely-used kanji form.
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Noun, Suru verb, Transitive verb, Intransitive verb
1. restoration (to the original state or location); reconstruction; restitution
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復原 【ふくげん】
Notes
復原: Rarely-used kanji form.
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Noun
1. close to the earusu. 耳元で
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耳許 【みみもと】耳もと 【みみもと】
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Noun, Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
1. three dimensions; 3D; 3-D
Noun, Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
2. real world; IRL; in real lifeSlang, Jocular, humorous term, as opposed to the two dimensions of anime and manga
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三次元 【さんじげん】
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Noun
1. (around the) neck; nape
Noun
2. collar (at the front)
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衿元 【えりもと】襟もと 【えりもと】えり元 【えりもと】
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Noun
1. one's parents' home
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親許 【おやもと】親もと 【おやもと】
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Noun
1. one's home; hometown; native place; birthplace
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国許 【くにもと】国もと 【くにもと】
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Noun
1. source of information; intelligence source
  • きしゃ記者
  • その
  • じょうほうげん情報源
  • 明かす
  • こと
  • こば拒んだ
  • The reporter refused to name his sources.
Noun
2. message sourceComputing
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情報元 【じょうほうげん】
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Noun
1. mouth; lips
Noun
2. shape of the mouth
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3. near an entrance; vicinity of an entrance
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口もと 【くちもと】口許 【くちもと】
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Noun
1. eyes; expression of the eyes
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2. area around the eyes; skin round one's eyesorig.meaning
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目もと 【めもと】目許 【めもと】眼元 【めもと】眼許 【めもと】
Notes
眼元: Irregular kanji usage. 眼許: Irregular kanji usage.
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Kanji — 1 found

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4 strokes. JLPT N4. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2.
beginning, former time, origin
Kun: もと
On: ゲン ガン
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Names — 1259 found

うおん 【元】
Family or surname
1. Uon
うん 【元】
Family or surname
1. Un
げん 【元】
Family or surname, Given name, gender not specified
1. Gen
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