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ChineseEdit

to rise; to raise; to get up root; source; origin
trad. (起源)
simp. #(起源)

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

起源

  1. to originate; to come from

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

起源

  1. origin; source

SynonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
げん
Grade: 6
on’yomi

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

起源 (hiragana きげん, rōmaji kigen)

  1. origin, derivation, genesis
    日本語 (にほんご)起源 (きげん)
    nihongo no kigen
    the origin of the Japanese language

ReferencesEdit

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

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

起源 (giwon) (hangeul 기원)

  1. Hanja form? of 기원 (origin).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

起源

  1. Hán tự form of khởi nguyên (origin; beginning).