N4 Kanji Course

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N4 Kanji Course

Meaning

In Japanese, 元 means “original”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:もと
Onyomi:げん、がん

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
元(もと)に戻(もど)す→to go back to the original
 
Onyomi:
次元(じげん)→dimension 元祖(がんそ)→originator

Origin:

You can see a man who has no hair.
We didn’t have hair when we came to this world.
So it’s the original. So 元 stands for “original”.

Development:

As you know the origin of this kanji,now you can remember it easier.
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