Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 4 strokes
Taught in grade 2

Search words that:
- start with 元
- end with 元
- contain 元
beginning, former time, origin
KUN:
  • もと
    moto
ON:
  • ゲン
    gen
  • ガン
    gan
Nanori:
  • ちか
    chika
  • はじめ
    hajime
  • はる
    haru
  • ゆき
    yuki
  • よし
    yoshi
Written with 4 strokes
Taught in grade 2
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 420 results)

na-adjective, noun
1.
lively, full of spirit, energetic, vigorous, vital, spirited
2.
healthy, well, fit, in good health

noun
1.
origin, source(usu. 元)
2.
base, basis, foundation, root(esp. 基)
3.
cause(also 因, 原)
4.
ingredient, material(esp. 素)
5.
(somebody's) side, (somebody's) location(only relevant for 元)
6.
original cost (or capital, principal, etc.)
7.
(plant) root, (tree) trunk
8.
first section of a waka
See also:和歌
counter
9.
counter for blades of grass, tree trunks, etc., and for falcons (in falconry)(only relevant for 本)
noun
10.
handle (chopsticks, brush, etc.), grip
Other readings:
【もと】
【もと】
【もと】

adverb, no-adjective
originally, by nature, from the start(usually kana)
Other readings:
もともと《本々》
もともと《元元》
もともと《本本》

noun
1.
home area, home town
no-adjective
2.
local

noun
sovereign, ruler, head of state

noun, no-adjective
root, source, origin, foundation, base, principle
All readings:
根本【ねもと】
根本【こんぽん】
根元【こんげん】
根元【ねもと】
根源【こんげん】
根原【こんげん】

noun, auxillary suru verb
1.
restoration, return
2.
reduction, resolution, deoxidization, deoxidation(chemistry term)

noun
1.
first year (of an imperial era)
2.
year something (important) first happened or began

adverb
1.
at hand, on hand, nearby, close at hand
noun
2.
way of moving one's arms, skill
3.
money at hand, pocket money
4.
grip, handle
Other readings:
手許【てもと】
手もと【てもと】

adverb
1.
originally, essentially, naturally, by nature, really, actually
2.
in the first place, to begin with
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 446 results)

げん
元気
Cheer up

げん
元気
How are you

、太郎!
げん
元気
Hey Taro! It sure has been a while! How're you doing

げん
元気
Yo, my man

、ミミ
げん
元気
Hi, Mimi! How are you doing

ぞく
家族
みな
皆さん
げん
元気
How is your family

げん
元気
かつやく
活躍
おも
思う
I hope things have been going well for you

いっぱい
1杯
わた
げん
元気
かいふく
回復
A cup of coffee refreshed me

わた
げん
元気に
I am getting on well

The situation is improving, so cheer up

Rise and shine

She went on picnic in spirits

Jack was looking well, although tired

みな
皆さん
げん
元気
How is everyone

かれ
げん
元気
かいふく
回復
Sound sleep freshened him up

おく
奥さん
げん
元気
How is the wife

My family are all very well

、ロジャー。
げん
元気
Hi, Roger. I'm pretty good

She and hers are all very well

あしもと
足下
ちゅうい
注意
くだ
下さい
Watch your step