Japanese Dictionary

Kanji literal and JLPT

Strokes count

Strokes: 11



fundamentals, radical (chem), counter for machines, foundation
On'Yomi Readings

On'Yomi Readings

On'Yomi Readings

Kun'Yomi Readings

  • もと
  • もとい

Popular Words With This Kanji

  • 元, 本, 素, 基

    origin; source

    base; basis; foundation; root


    ingredient; material

    (somebody's) side; (somebody's) location

    original cost (or capital, principal, etc.)

    (plant) root; (tree) trunk

    first section of a waka

    counter for blades of grass, tree trunks, etc., and for falcons (in falconry)

    handle (chopsticks, brush, etc.); grip

  • 基本

    foundation; basis; standard

  • 基準, 規準

    standard; basis; criterion; norm; reference; datum

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