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源 means 'source'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 498   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-2    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 8 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 源 is used 184 times, read 2 ways.
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source; origin
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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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スイ   みず water   
ゲン   はら meadow   
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cliff
ショウ   こ-    お-    ちいさい small   
ハク   しろ white   しろ    しら-    
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from
ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
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