Meaning of げん in Japanese

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Definition of げん

  1. (pref) original; primitive; primary; fundamental; raw

    The field where we used to play ball is now all built up.

  1. (adj-t, adv-to) strict; stern
げん(gen) · こと(koto)

言 Kanji Details

  1. (n) word; remark; statement

    It is not wise to go by his word.

  1. (suf) source; origin
  1. (n) string (of a shamisen, etc.) →Related words:
  2. stringed instrument
  1. (pref) present (e.g. government, administration); current; existing
  1. (suf) reduction

    This figure is a mirror of the decrease in imports of crude oil.

  1. (n) (math) unknown (e.g. in an equation)
  2. (math) element (of a set)
  3. yuan (monetary unit of China)
  4. Yuan dynasty (China)
  1. (n) bowstring
  2. string (of a shamisen, etc.); stringed instrument →Related words:
  3. (geom) chord
  4. hypotenuse
  1. (n, n-suf) special Nara-period administrative division for areas containing a detached palace (Yoshino and Izumi)
  2. (n) secretary; third highest-ranking officials in the Dazaifu →Related words: 大宰府
げん(gen) · けん(ken)

験 Kanji Details

  1. (n) effect; efficacy
  2. omen

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