原始

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Chinese[edit]

 
former; original; primary; raw; level; cause; source
begin
simp. and trad.
(原始)
alt. forms 元始

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

原始

  1. primitive
  2. first; original
  3. (linguistics) proto-
  4. (attributive, of a source, document, etc.) original; first-hand

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: 3

Noun[edit]

原始 (hiragana げんし, rōmaji genshi)

  1. primal, primeval
  2. source (data etc.)