元 – Beginning, Former Time, Origin

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元 Basics

This is a jōyō kanji (常用漢字) and is taught in the 2nd grade, is in N4 of the JLPT, and is the 192nd out of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers.

元 consists of four (4) strokes. It is made up of the radical(s) . It also consists of the kanji part(s) , , .

元 Meanings

元 Pronunciations

Onyomi (音読み) Reading(s):

Kunyomi (訓読み) Reading(s):

元 Alternatives

Example Usage Of 元

あしゃ は 自分じぶん足元あしもと調しらべた。たからはこが る!

Asha searched around his feet. There is a treasure chest! Dragon Quest Part 3 (ドラゴンクエスト)

あしゃ は 自分じぶん足元あしもと調しらべた。しかし なにも 見付みつからなかった。

Asha investigated around his feet. However, nothing was found. Dragon Quest Part 3 (ドラゴンクエスト)

Vocab Using 元

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