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  *本* | 本* | *本
root / stem / origin / source / this / the current / original / inherent / originally / classifier for books, periodicals, files etc
energy / power source / CL: 個|个
source (of information etc) / origin
electric power source
fountainhead / well-spring / water source / fig. origin
  *原* | 原* | *原
former / original / primary / raw / level / cause / source
  *源* | 源* | *源
root / source / origin
source material (in literature and art)
source (of a product) / place of origin / manufacturing location
source (esp. of quotation or literary allusion) / origin / where sth comes from
source code (computing)
to translate and edit / translator-editor / (computing) to compile (source code)
to consult / to refer to / to look sth up in a reference source
source / fountainhead
  *母* | 母* | *母
mother / elderly female relative / origin / source / (of animals) female
supply of students / source of students
quotation (from a book or existing source)
source code (computing)
to rise / to originate / source / derivation
  *胎* | 胎* | *胎
fetus / classifier for litters (of puppies etc) / padding (in clothing or bedding) / womb carrying a fetus / (fig.) origin / source / (loanword) tire
the Absolute or Supreme Ultimate, the source of all things according to some interpretations of Chinese mythology
place of origin / birthplace / source
origin / source / relationship
source code (computing)
origin / source
light source
source material / original story
tinder / source of a fire / inflammable material / (fig.) spark (of a revolution etc)
to investigate the origin of sth / to trace a river upstream back to its source
lit. source is distant and the flow is long (idiom); fig. sth goes back to the dim and distant past / a lot of water has flowed under the bridge since then
source code (computing)
water source / water supply / headwaters of a river
original source / place of origin / provenance
  *溯* | 溯* | *溯
to go upstream / to trace the source
blueprint / source material on which later works (books, movies etc) are based
source of an infection
whereabouts / place to settle / reliable source (of funds etc) / (of responsibility for a matter) to rest with sb / settlement / solution
heat source
financial resources / source of revenue
a legendary tree that sheds coins when shaken / a source of easy money (idiom)
lit. food and medicine come from the same source (idiom) / fig. there is no clear-cut distinction between food and medicine
to trace sth back to its source / to get to the bottom of sth
reference book consisting of material quoted from many sources, arranged by category (about 600 of which were compiled between the 3rd and 18th centuries in China)
Yingzhou, easternmost of three fabled islands in Eastern sea, home of immortals and source of elixir of immortality
lit. to open a water source and reduce outflow (idiom); to increase income and save on spending / to broaden the sources of income and economize on expenditure
treasure bowl (mythology) / fig. source of wealth / cornucopia / gold mine
lit. when you drink water, think of its source (idiom); gratitude for blessings and their well-spring / Don't forget where your happiness come from. / Be grateful for all your blessings!
river source
to pursue sth back to its origins / to trace back to the source / to get to the bottom of sth
source language (linguistics)
(of watercourses) source and direction of flow / origin and development
water plants / habitat with water source and grass
source of calamity (esp. of women)
to show the wolf into the house (idiom) / to introduce a potential source of trouble
manpower resources (for military service) / sources of troops
source code (computing) (Tw, HK)
lit. a falling leaf returns to the roots (idiom) / fig. all things go back to their source eventually / in old age, an expatriate returns home
open source (computing)
place of origin / source (of a war or a social movement)
source of oxygen (of forests and nature reserves) / (cliché) lungs of the planet
to quote from secondary source
radiation source
person without identification papers, a normal residence permit or a source of income
springhead / fountainhead / (fig.) source
Origin of Dharma (in Buddhism) / source of the law
to proofread / to revise one or more editions of a text using an authoritative edition as a source book / to editorially revise a text
open source software (OSS)
reference material / source documents
(of income etc) to be unassured / to lack a reliable source
source organ
source code (computing) (Tw)
neutron source
(botany) coca (source of cocaine)
source of Changjiang or Yangtze river
well-informed source / person with inside information
(idiom) to rely on a single authority to determine what is correct / to regard a source (or entity or individual) as the ultimate authority
to make an investigative visit / to go and find out from the source
(of a light source) to cast one's light on / to project (an image)
renewable energy source
information source
to trace something to its source (idiom)
to invite the devil to one's house (idiom) / to introduce a potential source of trouble
to go back to the source
a derivative (complex product derived from simpler source material)
to lead the dog into the village (idiom) / to introduce a potential source of trouble
Fayuan or Source of the Law temple in Beijing
lit. when you drink water, think of its source (idiom); gratitude for blessings and their well-spring / Don't forget where your happiness come from. / Be grateful for all your blessings!
sealed radiation source
coca plant (source of cocaine)
to go back to the source
source material / raw materials
source address
person in the know / insider / informed source
(fig.) attractive and easy mark / source of steady profit / moneymaker / cash cow

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