Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
根本, 根源, 根元, 根原 JLPT 1
Kana Reading
こんげん, ねもと, こんぽん
Romaji
kongen, nemoto, konpon
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'
    Meaning
    root; source; origin; foundation; base; principle
    Example sentence
    多数決原理民主主義根本原則 Majority rule is a basic principle of democracy.

Examples of 根本, 根源, 根元, 根原, こんげん, ねもと, こんぽん in a sentence


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Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

13 strokes

source, origin

On'Yomi: ゲン

Kun'Yomi: みなもと

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JLPT 2

10 strokes

root, radical, head (pimple)

On'Yomi: コン

Kun'Yomi: , -ね

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JLPT 4

4 strokes

beginning, former time, origin

On'Yomi: ゲン, ガン

Kun'Yomi: もと

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JLPT 3

10 strokes

meadow, original, primitive, field, plain, prairie, tundra, wilderness

On'Yomi: ゲン

Kun'Yomi: はら

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JLPT 5

5 strokes

book, present, main, origin, true, real, counter for long cylindrical things

On'Yomi: ホン

Kun'Yomi: もと

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