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ChineseEdit

 
primary; first; fundamental; dollar; (dynasty)
plain; element
simp. and trad.
(元素)

EtymologyEdit

Wasei kango (和製漢語), borrowing from Japanese  (げん) ()(genso, element)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

元素

  1. (chemistry) element
  2. element (an essential characteristic)

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
げん
Grade: 2

Grade: 5
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

(gen, element) +‎ (element)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

元素 ‎(hiragana げんそ, romaji genso)

  1. (chemistry) element, chemical element

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.