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Kyōiku kanji
Kanji that Japanese students should learn in elementary school #kyoiku
Jōyō kanji
Kanji considered of common use by the Japanese Ministry of Education #joyo
2nd grade kanji
Kanji learned in second grade (elementary school) #grade-2
4 strokes
Kanji with 4 strokes #strokes-4
JLPT N4 kanji
JLPT N4 kanji: Elementary Level #jlpt4k

Reading

  • On'yomi
    ゲンガン
  • Kun'yomi
    もと
  • Nanori
    ちかはじめはるゆきよし
  • Chinese (pinyin)
    yuan2
  • Korean (hangul)
  • Korean (romanized)
    weon
  • Vietnamese
    Nguyên
  • Kantenji (braille kanji)
    ⠃⠬

Meaning

Stroke order

Not available for this kanji.

元 stroke 1元 stroke 2元 stroke 3元 stroke 4元 stroke 5
Number of strokes: 4

Components in kanji 元

Homonyms

Popular words containing this kanji

地元 じもと
popularJLPT N1noun (generic)adjective (generic)
  • home area, home town
もと
popularJLPT N3noun (generic)
  • origin, source
元首 げんしゅ
popularJLPT N1noun (generic)
  • sovereign, ruler, head of state
元気 げんき
popularJLPT N5adjective (generic)noun (generic)
  • lively, full of spirit, energetic, vigorous, vital, spirited
還元 かんげん
popularJLPT N1noun (generic)
  • restoration, return
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Extended information

  • Frequency192
  • KANJIDIC Project

    773

    "Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary", by Andrew Nelson (now published as the "Classic" Nelson)

    275

    "The New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary", by John Haig

    343

    "New Japanese-English Character Dictionary", by Jack Halpern

    1929

    "Kanji Learners Dictionary" (Kodansha) by Jack Halpern

    1226

    "Remembering The Kanji" by James Heisig

    59

    "A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage" (Gakken)

    328

    "Japanese Names", by P.G. O'Neill

    60

    "Essential Kanji" by .GP. O'Neill

    106

    "Daikanwajiten" by Morohashi

    1340:1:973

    "A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters" by Kenneth G. Henshall

    106

    "Kanji and Kana" by Spahn and Hadamitzky

    137

    "Kanji and Kana" by Spahn and Hadamitzky (2011 edition)

    137

    "A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese" by Florence Sakade

    68

    Japanese Kanji Flashcards, by Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki (Series 1)

    121

    "A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese" 3rd edition, by Henshall, Seeley and De Groot

    117

    Tuttle Kanji Cards, by Alexander Kask

    89

    "The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power" by Dale Crowley

    408

    "Kanji in Context" by Nishiguchi and Kono

    245

    "Japanese For Busy People" vols I-III, published by the AJLT. The codes are the volume.chapter

    2.10

    The "Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide"

    141

    Codes from Yves Maniette's "Les Kanjis dans la tete" French adaptation of Heisig

    59

    "Remembering The Kanji, 6th Ed." by James Heisig

    63

    "Kodansha Kanji Dictionary", (2nd Ed. of the NJECD) by Jack Halpern

    2428

    "Kanji Learners Dictionary" (Kodansha), 2nd edition (2013) by Jack Halpern

    1690
  • Halpern's SKIP (System of Kanji Indexing by Patterns) code

    2-1-3

    The descriptor codes for The Kanji Dictionary (Tuttle1996) by Spahn and Hadamitzky

    0a4.5

    The "Four Corner" code for the kanji. This is a code invented by Wang Chen in 1928

    1021.1

    The codes developed by the late Father Joseph De Roo, and published in his book "2001 Kanji" (Bonjinsha)

    3057
  • JIS X 0208-1997 - kuten coding nn-nn

    1-24-21

    Decimal representation of the UTF16 character

    20803