もとmoto

noun:

  • origin; source - usu. 元
  • base; basis; foundation; root - esp. 基
  • cause - also 因, 原
  • ingredient; material - esp. 素
  • (somebody's) side; (somebody's) location
  • original cost (or capital, principal, etc.)
  • (plant) root; (tree) trunk
  • first section of a waka 和歌

counter:

  • counter for blades of grass, tree trunks, etc., and for falcons (in falconry)

noun:

  • handle (chopsticks, brush, etc.); grip

憲政kenseino危機kikiga始まったhajimattanohaこのようなkonoyouna状況joukyounoもとmotoであったdeatta It was under these circumstances that the constitutional crisis began.

このkonoシステムSHISUTEMUnoもとmotodeha生徒seitoha交替koutaide教えoshieあいaiお互いにotagaini助け合わtasukeawaなければなりませんnakerebanarimasen The basis of this system is that the students must take turns in teaching, they have to help each other.

そのsono事務員jimuinha過労karougaもとmotode死んだshinda The clerk died from overwork.

karehaなぜnazetsumaga彼のkarenoもとmotowo去ったsattanokaわからなかったwakaranakatta He had no idea why his wife left him.

su

~の noun / noun:

  • plain; unadorned; undecorated; unadulterated; au naturel

prefix:

  • mere; poor - before a noun - derogatory term
  • exceedingly - before an adjective

どうやらdouyaraさっきsakkinoha演技engiではなくdehanakumotoだったdattaらしいrashii It seems like that she wasn't acting back then; they were her real feelings.

so Inflection

adjectival noun / noun / ~の noun:

Kanji definition:

SOSUもとmoto

elementary; principle; naked; uncovered

Strokes:
10
Radical:
糸糹 silk, thread
SKIP:
2-4-6
UTF:
7d20
JIS208:
33-39
Hangul:
소 [so]
Pinyin:
Stroke order:
Example words:
要素ようそyouso
component; factor; item (e.g. in list); / element (e.g. in array); member (e.g. data structure)
素材そざいsozai
ingredient; (raw) material; resource; / unprocessed timber; raw timber; / subject matter; topic
素直すなおsunao
obedient; meek; docile; unaffected; / honest; frank; upfront (about one's feelings)
炭素たんそtanso
carbon (C)
酸素さんそsanso
oxygen (O)

Partial results:

きじkiji

noun:

  • cloth; fabric; material; texture
  • dough; batter
  • inherent quality; one's true character; one's true colours
  • unglazed pottery
  • skin with no make-up

生地kijiwo預ければazukerebaドレスDORESUwo仕立ててshitateteくれますkuremasuka Will you make me up a dress if I give you the material?

イースト菌iisutokingaパンPAN生地生地wo膨らますfukuramasu Yeast makes dough rise.

すばらしいsubarashiiすんばらしいsunbarashiiirr. Inflection

adjective:

  • wonderful; splendid; magnificent

そのsonohiha実にjitsuniすばらしいsubarashiihiだったdatta It was a really beautiful day.

atejiすてきsutekiatejiateji Inflection

adjectival noun:

  • lovely; wonderful; nice; great; fantastic; superb; cool

あなたanatatachiha本当にhontouni素敵sutekiなおnaoda You're such a lovely audience.

すなおsunao Inflection

adjectival noun / noun:

  • obedient; meek; docile; unaffected
  • honest; frank; upfront (about one's feelings)

どうしてdoushiteあなたanataってtte素直sunaoじゃないjanaino Why can't you take things just as they are?

彼女kanojoha率直sotchokuでもありdemoari素直sunaoでもあったdemoatta She was at once frank and honest.

しろうとshiroutoしろとshirotoしらびとshirabito

noun / ~の noun:

noun:

研究kenkyuuというtoiuほどhodoでもdemo・・・素人shiroutono道楽dourakuですdesuyooはずかしいhazukashii It can hardly be called research... just an amateur's hobby, I'm ashamed to say.

そしつsoshitsu

noun / ~の noun:

  • character; qualities; genius; the makings of

watashiha優れたsuguretakarenotsumaになるninaru素質soshitsugaあるaru I make an excellent wife for him.

そざいsozai

noun:

  • ingredient; (raw) material; resource
  • unprocessed timber; raw timber
  • subject matter; topic

このkono素材sozaiha決してkesshiteすり減ったりsurihettariしないshinai This material never wears out.

そぼくsoboku Inflection

adjectival noun / noun:

  • simple; artless; naive; unsophisticated

マリーMARIIha素朴sobokuna学生gakuseida Marie is a naive student.

すばやいsubayai Inflection

adjective:

  • fast; quick; prompt; nimble; agile
  • quick (to understand); sharp (judgement)

そのsonoクモKUMOha素早いsubayai反撃hangekiwoするsuru The spider responds with a swift attack.

ひやかすhiyakasuirr. Inflection

godan ~す verb / transitive:

  • to banter; to make fun of; to jeer at
  • to cool; to refrigerate
  • to window-shop; to look at without buying

人前hitomaedekarewo冷やかすhiyakasuなんてnantekimiha意地悪ijiwaruda It is mean of you to ridicule him in public.

そっけないsokkenaiirr.irr. Inflection

adjective:

  • cold; short; curt; blunt
すがおsugao

noun:

  • face with no make-up; unpainted face
  • true face (of a country, celebrity, etc.); real face; true picture; real nature
  • sober face; sobriety
そあんsoan

noun:

  • rough plan; draft
もとよりmotoyori

adverb:

  • from the beginning; from the first; all along; originally
  • of course

MPEG-4 AVC録画rokugano実力jitsuryokuテストTESUTO使いtsukaiやすyasusahaもとよりmotoyori画質gashitsu音質onshitsuno実力jitsuryokumo高いtakai MPEC-4 AVC recording practical test: It was always easy to use, now the picture and sound quality is high too.

低賃金teichingin劣悪なretsuakuna労働条件roudoujouken一方的なippoutekina首切りkubikiriなどnadono経済keizai労働問題roudoumondaihaもとよりmotoyori各種kakushuno人道的jindouteki問題mondaiまでもmademo引き起こしているhikiokoshiteiru Of course, they are suffering from terrible working conditions such as low wages and arbitrary layoffs, as well as from various forms of discrimination.

そしsoshi

noun:

  • element (esp. component in electronics); elemental device; device
  • data; datum
そびょうsobyou Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • drawing; sketch
  • outline; summary; synopsis

レオナルドREONARUDO・ダ・ヴィンチ/DA/VYINCHIno美術bijutsu素描sobyouhayaku900ten現存gensonshiteiますmasu There remain approximately 900 art sketches by Leonardo da Vinci.

そりゅうしsoryuushi

noun:

  • elementary particle; particle - Physics term

専門senmonha素粒子soryuushi物理butsurigakuですdesu My specialty is particle physics.

すでsude

noun / ~の noun:

  • bare hand; empty hand

ある人aruhitoga素手sudede掘っているhotteirunoga見えたmieta One man was seen digging with his bare hands.

すやきsuyaki

noun / ~の noun:

  • unglazed pottery; bisque; bisque firing; biscuit ware 白焼き

noun:

  • seafood grilled without seasoning 白焼き
すじょうsujouそせいsoseiすじょうsujouすぞうsuzouobs.すじょうsujouしゅせいshuseiしゅしょうshushouobs.すじょうsujouそせいsosei

noun:

  • birth; lineage; parentage; origin
  • identity; background; history; past
  • provenance; origin

ぜんぜんzenzen素性sujouno分からないwakaranai人間ningenwo軽々しくkarugarushiku信用shin'youしてshitehaならぬnaranu Don't trust a man whose past you know nothing about.

すぶりsuburi

noun:

  • practice-swinging (sword, bat, tennis racket, etc.)
すあしsuashi

noun / ~の noun:

  • bare feet

熱いatsuisunanouewo素足suashideha歩けないarukenai We cannot walk on the hot sand with bare feet.

そどくsodoku Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • reading (a text) aloud without trying to understand it 素読み
すはだsuhada

noun:

  • bare (naked) body; complexion (e.g. face)
ひやかしhiyakashi

noun:

  • teasing; chaffing; raillery; ridicule; jeering

noun / ~の noun:

  • merely asking the price; just looking at goods; window-shopping; browsing

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