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On-yomi

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su
Kun-yomi
もと
moto
Meaning elementary, principle, naked, uncovered

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素晴らしい すばらしい
subarashii
adjective wonderful, splendid, magnificent
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JLPT N3JLPT N4ADD +
素敵 すてき
suteki
na-adjective lovely, dreamy, beautiful, great, fantastic, superb, cool, capital
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要素 ようそ
youso
  1. noun component, factor, item (e.g. in list)
  2. computer term element (e.g. in array), member (e.g. data structure)
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JLPT N2JLPT N3ADD +
素質 そしつ
soshitsu
noun no-adjective character, qualities, genius, the makings of
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素直 すなお
sunao
  1. na-adjective noun obedient, meek, docile, unaffected
  2. honest, frank, upfront (about one's feelings)
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簡素 かんそ
kanso
na-adjective noun simplicity, plain
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質素 しっそ
shisso
na-adjective noun simplicity, modesty, frugality
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素材 そざい
sozai
noun raw materials, subject matter
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素朴 そぼく
soboku
na-adjective noun simplicity, artlessness, naivete
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炭素 たんそ
tanso
noun no-adjective carbon (C)
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元素 げんそ
genso
noun no-adjective chemical element
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素早い すばやい
subayai
  1. adjective fast, quick, prompt, nimble, agile
  2. quick (to understand), sharp (judgement)
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素っ気ない そっけない
sokkenai
adjective usually kana cold, short, curt, blunt
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素顔 すがお
sugao
  1. noun na-adjective no-adjective face with no make-up, unpainted face
  2. honesty, frankness
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酸素 さんそ
sanso
noun no-adjective oxygen (O)
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水素 すいそ
suiso
noun hydrogen (H)
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素人 しろうと
shirouto
  1. noun no-adjective amateur, layman, ordinary person, novice
  2. noun respectable woman (not a prostitute, hostess, geisha, etc.)
  3. archaism unlicensed prostitute
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素人 しろと
shiroto
  1. noun no-adjective amateur, layman, ordinary person, novice
  2. noun respectable woman (not a prostitute, hostess, geisha, etc.)
  3. archaism unlicensed prostitute
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素人 しらびと
shirabito
  1. noun no-adjective amateur, layman, ordinary person, novice
  2. noun respectable woman (not a prostitute, hostess, geisha, etc.)
  3. archaism unlicensed prostitute
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素晴らしい すんばらしい
sunbarashii
adjective wonderful, splendid, magnificent
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su
  1. no-adjective noun plain, unadorned, undecorated, unadulterated, au naturel
  2. prefix derogatory (before a noun) mere, poor
  3. (before an adjective) exceedingly
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窒素 ちっそ
chisso
noun no-adjective nitrogen (N)
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素子 そし
soshi
  1. noun element (esp. component in electronics), elemental device, device
  2. data, datum
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塩素 えんそ
enso
noun no-adjective chlorine (Cl)
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酵素 こうそ
kouso
noun no-adjective enzyme
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素案 そあん
soan
noun draft, draught
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色素 しきそ
shikiso
noun no-adjective pigment, coloring, colouring, colorant, colourant
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栄養素 えいようそ
eiyouso
noun nutrient
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味の素 あじのもと
ajinomoto
  1. noun food term monosodium glutamate (brand name), MSG
  2. Ajinomoto (Japanese food additive company)
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素晴しい すばらしい
subarashii
adjective wonderful, splendid, magnificent
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素晴しい すんばらしい
sunbarashii
adjective wonderful, splendid, magnificent
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一酸化炭素 いっさんかたんそ
issankatanso
noun carbon monoxide
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素手 すで
sude
noun no-adjective unarmed, bare hands
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素因 そいん
soin
  1. noun no-adjective basic factor
  2. (medcal) predisposition, diathesis
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素行 そこう
sokou
noun behaviour, behavior
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素足 すあし
suashi
noun no-adjective bare feet
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素肌 すはだ
suhada
noun bare (naked) body, complexion (e.g. face)
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素養 そよう
soyou
noun groundings in, accomplishments, training, elementary attainments
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毒素 どくそ
dokuso
noun no-adjective toxin
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平素 へいそ
heiso
adverbial noun noun (temporal) ordinary, in the past, usual, regular
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素読 そどく
sodoku
noun auxillary suru verb reading something (usu. aloud) without trying to understand it, reading something only for the purposes of proofreading
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臭素 しゅうそ
shuuso
noun no-adjective bromine (Br)
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素性 すじょう
sujou
noun birth, lineage, parentage, origin, identity, background, history
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素描 そびょう
sobyou
  1. noun auxillary suru verb drawing, sketch
  2. outline, summary, synopsis
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素性 そせい
sosei
noun birth, lineage, parentage, origin, identity, background, history
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素焼き すやき
suyaki
noun bisque (fired pottery)
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素振り すぶり
suburi
noun practice-swinging (sword, bat, tennis racket, etc.)
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素通り すどおり
sudoori
noun auxillary suru verb passing through without stopping, passing by
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素粒子 そりゅうし
soryuushi
noun physics elementary particle, particle
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重水素 じゅうすいそ
juusuiso
noun deuterium, heavy hydrogen
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