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, 本, 素, 基, もと
usu. 元
1. origin, source
esp. 基
2. base, basis, foundation, root
also 因, 原
3. cause
esp. 素
4. ingredient, material
Only 元
5. (somebody's) side, (somebody's) location
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, 許, もと
Adverb, oft. のもとに or のもとで
1. under (guidance, supervision, rules, the law, etc.)
2. under (a flag, the sun, etc.), beneath
as ...のもとに
3. with (e.g. one blow), on (the promise, condition, assumption, etc. that ...), in (e.g. the name of)
See 元・5, usu. written 元
4. (somebody's) side, (somebody's) location
下に署名してください。
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, 旧, 故, もと
May take 'no', Noun, used as a prefix
1. former, ex-, past, one-time
2. earlier times, the past, previous state
Adverb
3. formerly, previously, originally, before
, もと
See 酒母, See 元・もと・1
yeast starter, yeast mash
求める, もとめる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
1. to want, to wish for
2. to request, to demand, to require, to ask for
3. to seek, to search for, to look for, to pursue (pleasure), to hunt (a job)
See 買う・1, Polite
4. to purchase, to buy
彼はより良い生活を求めてブラジルに移住した。
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基づく, 基付く, 基く, もとづく
Godan verb, Intransitive
to be grounded on, to be based on, to be due to, to originate from
この物語は事実に基づいている。
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回る, 廻る, もとおる
Godan verb, Intransitive
to wander around
観光客は店を次々に見て回った。
もともと, 元々, 本々, 元元, 本本
Adverb, May take 'no', Usually in kana
originally, by nature, from the start
彼らは元々あった文明を破壊した。
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もとより, 元より, 固より, 素より
Adverb, Usually in kana
1. from the beginning, from the first, all along, originally
2. of course
もとよりそんなことは承知の上だ。
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求め, 需め, もと
1. request, appeal, claim, demand
2. purchase
彼は我々の求めに応じて歌った。
元通り, 元どおり, もとどおり
NA-adjective, Adverb
as before, as ever, as it was originally
いったんしたことは元どおりにならない。
もと, 悖る, 戻る
Godan verb, Intransitive, Usually in kana
to go against, to act contrary to, to run counter to, to deviate from
医師が患者の秘密を漏らすのは道義にもとる。
本木, もと
original stock
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元手, もと
1. capital, funds, seed money
2. asset
求む, もと
Nidan verb, Transitive, See 求める・1, often now as ...(を)求む
1. to want, to wish for
See 求める・2, Archaism
2. to request, to demand
See 求める・3
3. to seek, to search for, to pursue (pleasure), to hunt (a job)
See 求める・4, Polite
4. to purchase, to buy
求人広告には「女性を求む」とはっきり書かれていた。
元は, もと
Expression
originally
元はと言えば、健ちゃんが鈍ちんなのがいけないんだからね~っ。
本葉, もと
See 末葉・うらば
trunk leaves, leaves near the base of a stem
もと, 元い
Interjection, Usually in kana, in drill, calisthenics, etc.
1. as you were, return to your original position!
See 元へ・2, used in speech to correct oneself
2. er, rather
2人っきりでデート・・もとい、OFF会だと思ったけど、そこまで甘くもないよな。
もと, 元へ
Interjection, Usually in kana, in drill, calisthenics, etc.
1. as you were, return to your original position!
used in speech to correct oneself
2. er, rather
, もと
Archaism
1. basis, foundation
2. cause
その事務員は過労がもとで死んだ。
元締め, 元締, もとじめ
1. manager, controller, administrator
2. chief treasurer
3. boss (of a gambling den)
元結い, 元結, もとゆい, もと, もっとい
(paper) cord for tying the hair
元込め, もとごめ
breech-loading
元サヤ, 元鞘, 元さや, もとサヤ, もとさや
See 元の鞘に収まる・もとのさやにおさまる, Abbreviation
getting back together, being reconciled, returning to normal
元栓, もとせん
stopcock (gas, water)
元栓、しまってる。
元方, もとかた
capitalist, wholesaler
元売り, 元売, もとうり
direct sale by the producer
元高, もとだか
principal (e.g. in a loan)
元歌, もとうた
original song
元請け, 元請, もとうけ
prime contract work, prime contractor
元カノ, 元かの, もとカノ, もとかの
See 彼女・2, Colloquialism
former girlfriend, ex-girlfriend
元彼, 元カレ, もとかれ, もとカレ
See 彼氏・1, Colloquialism
former boyfriend, ex-boyfriend
元妻, もとつま
See 元夫
ex-wife, former wife
元ネタ, 元ねた, もとネタ, もとねた
See ねた・1
original (that was parodied or acted as an inspiration for something else, etc.), source
求むる, もとむる
Godan verb, Transitive
to want, to seek, to request
本生り, 本成り, もとなり
fruit grown near the root