ゲン, あらわ.れる, あらわ.す, うつつ, うつ.つ, あきら, きら
present, existing, actual
JLPT3 G5 S11 F85
見# appear + 玉 jewel → gem appearing from the earth in being excavated → *appear*; *emerge* → *actual*; *real*; *existing* (← actuality/reality of that which has appeared/emerged) → *current*; *the present*. Also, *show* (← cause to appear).
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