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[げん()]
gen
noun

English Meaning(s) for 元

noun
  1. unknown (e.g. in an equation)
  2. element (of a set)
  3. yuan (monetary unit of China)
  4. Yuan dynasty (China)

Definition and Synonyms for 元

Material information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form
Synonyms: ねた, , , , , 材料, , , , , 素材
Yuan Dynasty the imperial dynasty of China from 1279 to 1368
Synonyms: , ,
Base the part of an organ nearest its point of attachment
Synonyms: ばかし, ばかり, , 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: , , , 元凶, 出所, , , 張本人, 情報源, 本元, 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, , 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: , ,
Birth the kinship relation of an offspring to the parents
Synonyms: , , , 生まれ, 生まれる, 発祥, 素性

Meanings for each kanji in 元

beginning; former time; origin Kanji Details »

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

Two years ago Tom and Mary split up but recently they got together again.
My, you're looking green around the gills.
Hi! How are you?
She has been unhappy since her cat died.
He doesn't look himself this morning.

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