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English Meaning(s) for 源

  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

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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.
Television could be an important source of culture, and its educational broadcasts are valued in many schools.
I want to find out the source of this irresponsible rumor.
What is your greatest source of inspiration?
Loving is the essence of life.

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