Kanji Details
Kanji:
Meaning: origin
Readings: ゲン、もと
GEN, moto
Halpern Index: 1929
Grade: 2
Stroke Count: 4
Skip Code: 2-1-3
Frequency of Use: 356
Unicode Character: 5143
Brush-Stroke Diagram:

Examples

げんき
genki
health, vigor, energy, spirits
じもと
jimoto
home area; home town; local (adj-no)
げんそ
genso
chemical element
きげん
kigen
era (of year reckoning)
きげんぜん
kigenzen
B.C.
きげんご
kigengo
A.D.
Men stumble over the truth from time to time,
but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
— Winston Churchill