Meaning of 源

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Pinyin: yuán
English Definition: root; source; origin
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words:
资源 [ yuán ]: Ziyuan county in Guilin 桂林 , Guangxi
资源 [ yuán ]: natural resource (such as water or minerals); resource (such as manpower or tourism)
能源 [ néng yuán ]: energy; power source; Classifiers:
来源 [ lái yuán ]: source (of information etc); origin
起源 [ yuán ]: origin; to originate; to come from
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