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[もと()]
moto
no adjective, noun, used as a prefix, noun, adverb

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English Meaning(s) for 元

no adjective, noun, used as a prefix
  1. former; ex-; past; one-time
noun, no adjective
  1. earlier times; the past; previous state
noun, adverb
  1. formerly; previously; originally; before

Definition and Synonyms for 元

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

Such a behavior gives rise to problem.
She was formerly a bank clerk.
There used to be an elementary school here.
A woman brought an old picture of her dead husband, wearing a hat, to the photographer.
He came to Jesus at night and said...

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