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[みなもと()]
minamoto
noun

English Meaning(s) for 源

noun
  1. source (of a river); fountainhead
  2. source; origin; root

Definition and Synonyms for 源

Source a facility where something is available
Synonyms: ,
Wellspring an abundant source
Synonyms: 水源, , , 源泉
Beginning the event consisting of the start of something
Synonyms: はじめ, むくり, 元始, 冒頭, 出だし, 初口, 始まり, 始まる, 始める, 幕開き, 幕開け, 序開き, 振り出し, 振り出す, 最初, , , 源流, 濫觴, 発端, 芽出し, 起こり, 起こる, 起源, 起首
Beginning the place where something begins, where it springs into being
Synonyms: はじめ, むくり, ルーツ, オリジン, 元始, 出だし, 出始め, 出始める, 初め, 初める, 初口, 初手, 始まり, 始まる, 始める, 幕開き, 幕開け, 序開き, 根元, 根源, 淵源, , , 源流, 濫觴, 発祥, 発端, 糸口, 芽出し, 芽生え, 芽生える, 起こり, 起こる, 起源, 起点, 起首, 開闢
Head the source of water from which a stream arises
Synonyms: 水源, , , 源泉
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

Meanings for each kanji in 源

» source; origin

Categories 源 is a member of

Facility a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry
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Source a document (or organization) from which information is obtained
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Occurrence an event that happens
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Beginning the place where something begins, where it springs into being
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Point the precise location of something
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Shaper a person who makes things
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 源

Sample Sentences for 源

He gave his remembering of race horse names when he was a child as the source of his language ability.
God appointed blue to be an everlasting source of delight.
The river has its origin in the Japan Alps.
This river rises in the mountains in Nagano.
Loving is the essence of life.

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