noun

  1. foundation, root, basis, core, fundamentals.
  2. root and trunk.

Variations

Pronunciation Kanji Kana Is Common
根幹 こんかん

Contained Kanji Breakdown

root, radical, head (pimple)
ね コン (3rd, N2)
tree, wood
き モク こ- (1st, N5)
northeast (Oriental zodiac), stopping, good radical (no. 138)
うしとら コン (Kentei Pre-1)
day, sun, Japan
ひ ニチ にっ (1st, N5)
garment, clothes, dressing
イ ころも きぬ (4th, N2)
kettle lid radical (no. 8)
トウ (Kentei 1)
garment(衣) variant
tree trunk, main part, talent
カン みき つよし (5th, N1)
sunrise, dawn
カン かがや.く
eminent(卓) variant
ten
ジュウ ジッ か (1st, N5)
early, fast
はや.い サッ ソウ (1st, N4)
day, sun, Japan
ひ ニチ にっ (1st, N5)
person
ニン ひと ジン (1st, N5)
dry, parch, ebb
ひ.る カン ほ.す (6th, N2)