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源 means 'source'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 498   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 1    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 15 words   Used in 184 words   Used in 770 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ゲン
Kun
   みなもと source, origin
Name    はら   みな   もと
⿰   () water   meadow  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 源 is used 11 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 源 is used 184 times, read 2 ways.
ゲン : 182 words FIND ALL
noun
resources
3
2
TEST
みなもと : 2 words FIND ALL
noun
source; origin
1
5
TEST
Henshall: 864 (originally: 853)  Joy o' Kanji : 853  Key to Kanji: 288 

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ゲン   みなもと source, origin   
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5
スイ   みず water   
ゲン   はら meadow   
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3
cliff
ショウ   こ-    お-    ちいさい small   
1
ハク   ビャク   しろ white   しろ    しら-    
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1
katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from   
K
ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
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