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(名) As a noun
  1. The part of a tooth that is embedded in the jaw and serves as support.
  2. The form of a word after all affixes are removed.
  3. A simple form inferred as the common basis from which related words in several languages can be derived by linguistic processes.
  4. The set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation.
  5. The place where something begins, where it springs into being.
  6. Someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent).
  7. The usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground.
  8. A number that, when multiplied by itself some number of times, equals a given number.
(动) As a verb
  1. Take root and begin to grow.
  2. Cause to take roots.
  3. Become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style.
  4. Dig with the snout.
  5. Plant by the roots.
  6. Come into existence, originate.
Part of Speech(名) noun, (不及物的动) intransitive verb, (及物的动) transitive verb
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gēnroot; basis; measure word for long slender objects, e.g. cigarettes, guitar strings; radical (chemistry)
根本gēnběnfundamental; basic; root; simply; absolutely (not); (not) at all
根源gēnyuánorigin; root (cause)
基础jīchǔbase; foundation; basis; underlying
固定gùdìngto fix; to fasten; to set rigidly in place; fixed; set; regular
根除gēnchúto eradicate
肃清sùqīngto purge
根柢gēndǐroot; foundation
(non-classical form of ) root; foundation; base, eaves of a house; brim
kūnto root, gnaw
yuánroot; source; origin
foundation; root
根底gēndǐfoundation; grounding; background; what lies at the bottom of something; root; cause
běnroots or stems of plants; origin; source; this; the current; root; foundation; basis; measure word for books, periodicals, files, etc.; originally
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