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  • on reading:
  • kun reading:
  • もと   もとい
  • meaning(s):
  • fundamentals, radical (chem), counter for machines, foundation
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えんき base (chem.)
かいき foundation of a temple; laying a foundation (stone)
もとい basis
づく もとづく to be grounded on; to be based on; to be due to; to originate from
きいん cause; origin