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.
Before a word is on my tongue,
You know it completely, O Lord.
— Psalm 139:4