もともこもないmotomokomonai

expression:

  • losing everything; coming to nothing; having lost the interest and the principal

Kanji definition:

ゲンGENガンGANもとmoto

beginning; former time; origin

Strokes:
4
Radical:
儿 legs
SKIP:
2-1-3
UTF:
5143
JIS208:
24-21
Nanori:
ちかchikaはじめhajimeはるharuゆきyukiよしyoshi
Hangul:
원 [weon]
Pinyin:
yuán
Stroke order:
Example words:
地元じもとjimoto
home area; home town; / local
元首げんしゅgenshu
ruler; sovereign
もとmoto
origin; source; / base; basis; foundation; root; / cause; / ingredient; material; / (somebody's) side; (somebody's) location; / original cost (or capital, principal, etc.); / (plant) root; (tree) trunk; / first section of a waka; / counter for blades of grass, tree trunks, etc., and for falcons (in falconry); / handle (chopsticks, brush, etc.); grip
元気げんきgenki
lively; full of spirit; energetic; vigorous; vital; spirited; / healthy; well; fit; in good health
元日がんじつganjitsu
New Year's Day

SHISUTSUko~こ kone

child; sign of the rat; 11PM-1AM; first sign of Chinese zodiac

Strokes:
3
Radical:
子 child
SKIP:
4-2-1
UTF:
5b50
JIS208:
27-50
Nanori:
ikigikukeねっne
Hangul:
자 [ja]
Pinyin:
zǐ / zí / zi
Stroke order:
Example words:
子供こどもkodomo
child
女子じょしjoshi
woman; girl
ko
child; / young (animal); / young woman; young geisha; / offshoot; / interest; / new shares; / player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.); / bird egg; / -er (often of young women)
男子だんしdanshi
youth; young man
様子ようすyousu
state; state of affairs; situation; circumstances; / appearance; look; aspect; / sign; indication

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