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

Phono-semantic matching of English gene.

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NounEdit

基因

  1. (genetics) gene

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 5
いん
Grade: 5
on’yomi

NounEdit

基因 (hiragana きいん, rōmaji kiin)

  1. cause; origin