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no adjective, noun, used as a prefix, noun, adverb

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English Meaning(s) for 元

no adjective, noun, used as a prefix
  1. former; ex-; past; one-time
noun, no adjective
  1. earlier times; the past; previous state
noun, adverb
  1. formerly; previously; originally; before

Definition and Synonyms for 元

Material information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form
Synonyms: たね, ねた, ユアン, , , , , 材料, , , , , 素材
Yuan Dynasty the imperial dynasty of China from 1279 to 1368
Synonyms: ユアン, , ,
Base the part of an organ nearest its point of attachment
Synonyms: ばかし, ばかり, ユアン, , 付け根, , , , 土台, , , 基地, 基本, 基盤, 基礎, 拠点, , 本拠, 本拠地, 根底, 根拠, 根拠地, 進数
Source someone who originates or causes or initiates something
Synonyms: ユアン, , , , 元凶, 出所, , , 張本人, 情報源, 本元, 根元, 根源, , , 発生源
Base the positive integer that is equivalent to one in the next higher counting place
Synonyms: ばかし, ばかり, ユアン, , 付け根, , , , 土台, , , 基地, 基数, 基本, 基盤, 基礎, 拠点, , 本拠, 本拠地, 根底, 根拠, 根拠地, 進数
Yuan the basic unit of money in China
Synonyms: ユアン, , ,
Birth the kinship relation of an offspring to the parents
Synonyms: ユアン, , , , 生む, 生まれ, 生まれる, 発祥, 素性

Meanings for each kanji in 元

» beginning; former time; origin

Categories 元 is a member of

Information a message received and understood
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Dynasty a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
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Bottom the lowest part of anything
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Shaper a person who makes things
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Number a concept of quantity involving zero and units
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Kinship relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption
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Chinese Monetary Unit the monetary unit in the People's Republic of China
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 元

Sample Sentences for 元

Then he brought Simon to Jesus, who looked at him and spoke.
I hope you will be quite well again before long.
Tom is back with his ex.
He is not so healthy as he used to be.
Does depreciation of the yen give rise to inflation?

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