Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 11 strokes
Taught in grade 5

Search words that:
- start with 基
- end with 基
- contain 基
fundamentals, radical (chem), counter for machines, foundation
KUN:
  • もと
    moto
  • もとい
    motoi
ON:
  • ki
Nanori:
  • きい
    kii
  • とも
    tomo
Written with 11 strokes
Taught in grade 5
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 385 results)

noun, no-adjective
basics, fundamentals, basis, foundation

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
All readings:
【もと】
【もと】
【もと】
【もと】

Godan-ku verb, intransitive verb
to be grounded on, to be based on, to be due to, to originate from
Other readings:
基付く【もとづく】
基く【もとづく】[1]
Notes:
  1. irregular okurigana usage

noun, no-adjective
standard, basis, criterion, norm, reference, datum
Other readings:
規準【きじゅん】

noun, no-adjective
foundation, basis

noun
base (military, expedition, etc.)

noun
1.
foundation, basis, base, footing, infrastructure
2.
bedrock(geology term)
3.
substrate (circuit board)
See also:基板

noun, no-adjective
fund, foundation

noun
1.
basic tone, underlying tone, basic theme, basis, keynote
2.
trend
3.
keynote(music term)
See also:主調
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 256 results)

がっこう
学校
にゅうが
入学
きじゅん
基準
たか
高い
The standards for admission to this school are very high

The basic meaning of it remains the same

ほん
基本
たん
単語
かな
必ず
あん
暗記
Don't fail to learn these basic words by heart

きみ
君の
ほんてき
基本的な
ろん
理論
おも
思う
I think your basic theory is wrong

He compared the copy with the original

What's done cannot be undone

He returned to the country whence he came

きみ
わた
私の
けん
意見
ほんてき
基本的な
ちが
違い
There is a fundamental difference between your opinion and mine

The conclusion rests on a solid basis

ぶん
分子
うんどう
運動
かんさつ
観察
もと
基づき
のう
可能な
ぐち
出口
そんざい
存在
へんこう
変更
くわ
加える
Based on my observation of the movement of particle D, I modify the system so that three possible exits exist

けいさつ
警察
にゅうし
入手
じょうほ
情報
The police are acting on information received

わた
うわ
もと
I don't know the origin of the rumor

After using the knife, please be sure to put it back where it was

It is not reasonable to suppose that this rule is applicable under any condition

ものがた
物語
じっさい
実際の
ごと
出来事
This story is based on actual events

He persuaded his firm to let him go back to his old job

かれ
彼の
けんきゅ
研究
じつ
事実
His study is based on what is called fact

What is done cannot be undone

His conclusion is based on these facts

The unhappy event made him put an end to himself