元素

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Chinese[edit]

 
primary; first; fundamental; dollar; (dynasty)
plain; element
simp. and trad.
(元素)

Etymology[edit]

Wasei kango (和製漢語), orthographically borrowed from Japanese  (げん) () (genso, element)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

元素

  1. (chemistry) element
  2. element (an essential characteristic)
  3. (computing) element (conceptual object in a markup language)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
げん
Grade: 2

Grade: 5
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

(gen, element) +‎ (so, element). Calque of Dutch hoofdstof.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

元素 (hiragana げんそ, rōmaji genso)

  1. (chemistry) element, chemical element

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References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

元素 (wonso) (hangeul 원소)

  1. Hanja form? of 원소 (chemical element).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Noun[edit]

元素

  1. Hán tự form of nguyên tố (chemical element).