4 strokes

beginning, former time, origin

  • Kun'yomi
    もと
  • On'yomi
    ゲン  ガン
  • Nanori
    ちか  はじめ  はる  ゆき  よし
Jouyou kanji taught in 2nd grade

References

De Roo Code 3057
Four corner code 1021.1
Genki, 2nd ed. Index No. 32
Genki, 2nd ed. Lesson 5
JIS X 0208 24-21
JLPT N4
Tobira Lesson 0
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 0a4.5
Unicode hex code 05143
AJLT Japanese For Busy People vols I-III 2.10
Crowley, D. The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power 408
Gakken A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage 328
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 343
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha) 1226
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 1929
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 59
Henshall & De Groot A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese, 3rd ed. 117
Henshall, K. A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters 106
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 121
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 89
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 141
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 59
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 1340
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 275
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 245
O'Neill, P.G. Essential Kanji 106
O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 60
Sakade, F. A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 68
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 137