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Word of the Day - moto

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Word of the Day:

moto

Pronunciation:

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Meaning:

the origin; the cause; the foundation; the basis

Japanese characters:

元 (もと)

Example:

Hi no moto wa tabako no fushimatsu datta.
火の元はタバコの不始末だった。

Translation:

The origin of the fire was careless handling of a cigarette.

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