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Stroke Count
10 Strokes
Radical
糸 + 4 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. elementary, principle, naked, uncovered
Readings
Kun'yomi: もと。
On'yomi: ス、ソ。

Japanese Meaning for 素

Dictionary Entries for 素

moto
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)
so
na adjective, noun, no adjective
  1. plain, white silk
  2. prime
su
no adjective, noun
  1. plain; unadorned; undecorated; unadulterated; au naturel
  2. (before a noun) mere; poor
  3. (before an adjective) exceedingly

Stroke Order Diagrams for 素

Construction of Character for 素

Radicals and parts present in 素
Radical thread Kanji Details »
Part kettle lid radical (no. 8) Kanji Details »
Part soil, earth, ground, Turkey Kanji Details »
Part little, small Kanji Details »
Part short thread radical (no. 52) Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 素
  1. 会意。上部はの略で、撚り合わせる前の糸を意味する。
  2. と同系。

Kanji related to 素

  • 寿

  • 綿

Meanings in Other Languages for 素

French
  1. élément, principe, nu, découvert
Portuguese
  1. elementar, princípio, descoberto, nu
Spanish
  1. materia prima, elemental, normal, usual

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