原理

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simpl. and trad.

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原理

  1. principle

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
げん
Grade: 2

Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

(げん, gen: “principle”) + (り, ri: “theory”)

Noun[edit]

原理 (hiragana げんり, romaji genri)

  1. A fundamental truth that bases on.
  2. An eternal law that is common over lots of fact.
  3. (philosophy) A basic fact which explains why something exist.
  4. (physics) A basic scientific law which explains how a thing works, especially, that is quite primitive and have been found at very long ago; a principle.
    アルキメデスの原理 (げんり)
    arukimedesu no genri
    Archimedes' principle

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