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ChineseEdit

base; foundation reason; factor
simp. and trad.
(基因)
Literally: “fundamental factor”.

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic matching of English gene.

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NounEdit

基因

  1. gene

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5
いん
Grade: 5
on'yomi

NounEdit

基因 ‎(hiragana きいん, romaji kiin)

  1. cause; origin