ChineseEdit

 
former; original; primary; raw; level; cause; source
begin
simp. and trad.
(原始)
alternative forms 元始

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

原始

  1. primitive
  2. first; original
  3. (linguistics) proto-
  4. (attributive, of a source, document, etc.) original; first-hand

SynonymsEdit

  • (primitive): (attributive) 始祖 (shǐzǔ)

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
げん
Grade: 2

Grade: 3

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

原始(げんし) (genshi)

  1. primal, primeval
  2. source (data etc.)

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

原始 (wonsi) (hangeul 원시)

  1. Hanja form? of 원시 (primal; primitive).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

AdjectiveEdit

原始

  1. Hán tự form of nguyên thủy (primitive).