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beginning; former time; origin

ゲンgen · ガンgan
Popularity rank: 192 Pinyin: yuán Korean: weon Hán-Việt: nguyên
Stroke counts: 4 Grade level: 2 JLPT level: 3 Skip code: 2-1-3

Example Words

一元[ichigen] unitary
一元化[ichigenka] unification
一元的[ichigenteki] monistic
一元論[ichigenron] monism
一次元[ichijigen] one dimensional
一新紀元[isshinkigen] new era
隠元[ingen] beans
隠元豆[ingenmame] common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris)
家元[iemoto] head of a school (of music, dance)
火の元[hinomoto] origin of fire

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