TAKOBOTO

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源氏
Readings
げんじ
genji
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
Genji (the character in the Genji Monogatari)

the Minamoto familyFamilie der Minamoto (mit den Taira verfeindet; berühmt durch das Genji Monogatari)
Kanji
ON: ゲンKUN: みなもと
source, origin

ON: KUN: うじ, -うじ
family name, surname, clan

Example sentences
鎌倉は源氏ゆかりの地です。Parts: 源氏 (げんじ), (ゆかり), (ち)Kamakura is a place noted in connection with the Genji family.

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