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[もと()]
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English Meaning(s) for 元

noun
  1. origin; source
  2. base; foundation
  3. cause
  4. ingredient
  5. (somebody's) side; (somebody's) location
  6. original cost (or capital, principal, etc.)
  7. trunk
  8. first section of a waka
  9. counter for blades of grass, tree trunks, etc., and for falcons (in falconry)

Definition and Synonyms for 元

Group two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
Synonyms: クラスタ, , ,
Material artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
Synonyms: クロス, マテリアル, テキスタイル, ファブリック, , , 反物, 呉服, , , 布切れ, 布地, 布帛, , 服地, , , 生地, 生地, , , 織り, 織る, 織り地, 織布, 織物
Base lowest support of a structure
Synonyms: ベース, , 土台, , , 基底, 基礎, 基部, 最下部, , , 根っ子, 根本, 根源, , 礎石, 足下
Ingredient a component of a mixture or compound
Synonyms: , 成分, 材料, , , 素材, 食材
Work the total output of a writer or artist (or a substantial part of it)
Synonyms: ワーク, , 作品, 作業, , 制作, 創作, 力作, 労作, 書籍, , 着る, 芝居, , 著作, 著書, 述作
Base the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained
Synonyms: ベース, 下地, , 土台, , , 基本, 基盤, 基礎, 根底, 根本, 根源
Book a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together)
Synonyms: ブック, , 単行本, 図書, , , 教科書, , 書冊, 書物, 書籍, 書誌, , 着る, 竹帛, , 著作, 著作物, 著書, 述作, 韋編
Volume a publication that is one of a set of several similar publications
Synonyms: ベリューム, ボリューム, ヴォリューム, 一巻, 一巻, , , , , 巻く, 書物, 書籍, , , 韋編
Material information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form
Synonyms: ねた, , , , , 材料, , , , , 素材
Book physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together
Synonyms: ブック, 一巻, 一巻, , 冊子, 図書, , 書冊, 書物, 書籍, 書誌, , 草紙
Book a written version of a play or other dramatic composition
Synonyms: シナリオ, スクリプト, , 原作, 台本, , 脚本
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: , ,
Aliquant an integer that is not an exact divisor of some quantity
Synonyms: , ,
Foundation the basis on which something is grounded
Synonyms: 下地, , 土台, , , 基底, 基本, 基盤, 基礎, 基部, 根底, 根拠, 根本, 根源, , 礎石
Birth the kinship relation of an offspring to the parents
Synonyms: , , , 生まれ, 生まれる, 発祥, 素性
Book used in preparing for a performance
Synonyms: シナリオ, スクリプト, , 原作, 台本, , 脚本

Meanings for each kanji in 元

beginning; former time; origin Kanji Details »

Categories 元 is a member of

Artefact a man-made object taken as a whole
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Relation an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
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Component an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up
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End Product final product
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Product an artifact that has been created by someone or some process
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Support supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation
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Supposal a hypothesis that is taken for granted
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Publication a copy of a printed work offered for distribution
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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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Building Block a single undivided natural thing occurring in the composition of something else
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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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Divisor the number by which a dividend is divided
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Kinship relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption
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Dramatic Work a play for performance on the stage or television or in a movie etc.
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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

A growing child who doesn't seem to have much energy perhaps needs medical attention.
Sunlight and water are agents that make plants grow.
Hey Taro! It sure has been a while! How're you doing?
She has been unhappy since her cat died.
Your visit has cheered him.

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