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How to say Element In Japanese?

KanjiHiraganaKatakana
元素げんそゲンソ
Pronunciation: genso
How to Say It Outloud: gen-so
Usage: Used in the context of chemistry or when referring to an element in terms of a fundamental substance.
Example Sentence Japanese:水は酸素と水素という二つの元素からできています。
Example Sentence English:Water is made up of the two elements, oxygen and hydrogen.
KanjiHiraganaKatakana
要素ようそヨウソ
Pronunciation: youso
How to Say It Outloud: yo-so
Usage: Used in the context of components or factors that make up something.
Example Sentence Japanese:成功のための重要な要素は努力と忍耐です。
Example Sentence English:Important elements for success are effort and perseverance.

Dictionary

元素げんそCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • element; chemical element
Noun
  • (classical) element (e.g. earth, water, air, fire)
Noun
  • origin; source
Wikipedia definition
  • Chemical element
構成単位こうせいたんい
Noun
  • element
因子いんしCommon word
Noun
  • factor
Noun
  • factor; divisor
Wikipedia definition
  • Factor
要素ようそCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • component; factor; item (e.g. in list)
Noun
  • element (e.g. in array); member (e.g. data structure)
部隊ぶたいCommon word
Noun
  • force; unit; corps; squad; troops; party
Wikipedia definition
  • Troop
構成要素こうせいようそ
Noun
  • component; element; part
部ぶCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
Noun, used as a suffix
  • department (in an organization, company, etc.); division; bureau; faculty
Noun
Noun, used as a suffix
  • club (at a school, university, etc.); team
Noun
Noun, used as a suffix
  • part; portion; region; area
Noun
Noun, used as a suffix
  • category; class; division; section; heading
Counter
  • counter for copies of a newspaper, magazine, book, etc.
素子そしCommon word
Noun
  • element (esp. component in electronics); elemental device; device
Noun
  • data; datum
分子ぶんしCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • molecule
Noun
  • numerator
Noun
  • element (of a group); member
Noun
  • particle
Wikipedia definition
  • Molecule
エレメントエレメント
Noun
  • element; elements
Wikipedia definition
  • Element
電子素子でんしそし
Noun
  • (electronic) element
物種ものだね
Noun
  • origin; fundamental element
超重元素ちょうじゅうげんそ
Noun
  • transuranium element; transuranic element; super heavy element
単位元たんいげん
Noun
  • identity element; neutral element
Wikipedia definition
  • Identity element
原基げんき
Noun
  • primordium; anlage
Noun
  • root; foundation; basis
超ウラン元素ちょうウランげんそ
Noun
  • transuranium element; transuranic element; super heavy element
Wikipedia definition
  • Transuranium element
水を得た魚みずをえたうお
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Noun
  • someone who is in their element; fish that has found water
人工元素じんこうげんそ
Noun
  • synthetic element; artificial element (i.e. technetium)
小学校しょうがっこうCommon wordjlpt-n4
Noun
  • primary school; elementary school; grade school
Wikipedia definition
  • Primary school
天気てんきCommon wordjlpt-n5
Noun
  • weather
Noun
  • fair weather; fine weather

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