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(名) As a noun
  1. Properties attributable to your ancestry.
  2. The point of intersection of coordinate axes; where the values of the coordinates are all zero.
  3. An event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events.
  4. The descendants of one individual.
  5. The place where something begins, where it springs into being.
  6. The source of something's existence or from which it derives or is derived.
Part of Speech(名) noun
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起源qǐyuánorigin; to originate; to come from
起因qǐyīncause; a factor (leading to an effect)
根源gēnyuánorigin; root (cause)
出身chūshēnto be born of; to come from; family background; class origin
血统xuètǒngblood relationship; lineage; parentage
原点yuándiǎnorigin (math.); origin of coordinates
本源běnyuánorigin; source
渊源yuānyuánorigin; source; relationship
来路láilùincoming road; origin; past history
出处chūchùsource (esp. of quotation or literary allusion); origin; where something comes from
发端fāduānbeginning; origin; to originate; to initiate
肇因zhàoyīncause; origin
来源láiyuánsource (of information etc); origin
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