Jisho

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Words — 447 found

Noun
1. book; volume; scriptSee also ご本 ごほん
  • きのう昨日
  • その
  • ほん
  • 80
  • ページ
  • まで
  • 読んだ
  • I read the book up to page 80 yesterday.
Prefix
2. this; present
  • せいのう性能
  • よさ
  • デザイン
  • ゆうび優美さ
  • りょうりょう両々
  • 相まって
  • ほん
  • きしゅ機種
  • せいか声価
  • たか高めて
  • きた
  • The high performance and the elegant design of this model have combined to give it a high reputation.
3. main; head
4. real; regular
Suffix, Counter
5. counter for long cylindrical things; counter for films, TV shows, etc.; counter for goals, home runs, etc.; counter for telephone callssometimes pronounced ぼん or ぽん
  • ウイスキー
  • ほん
  • 持っています
  • I have a bottle of whiskey.
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Noun
1. origin; sourceusu. 元
  • けんせい憲政
  • きき危機
  • はじ始まった
  • このような
  • じょうきょう状況
  • もと
  • であった
  • It was under these circumstances that the constitutional crisis began.
2. base; basis; foundation; rootesp. 基
  • この
  • システム
  • もと
  • せいと生徒
  • こうたい交替
  • おし教え
  • あい
  • おたがお互いに
  • たすけあ助け合わ
  • なければなりません
  • The basis of this system is that the students must take turns in teaching, they have to help each other.
3. causealso 因, 原
  • その
  • じむいん事務員
  • かろう過労
  • もと
  • 死んだ
  • The clerk died from overwork.
4. ingredient; materialesp. 素
5. (somebody's) side; (somebody's) locationOnly applies to 元
  • かれ
  • なぜ
  • つま
  • かれ彼の
  • もと
  • 去った
  • わからなかった
  • He had no idea why his wife left him.
6. original cost (or capital, principal, etc.)
7. (plant) root; (tree) trunk
8. first section of a wakaSee also 和歌
Counter
9. counter for blades of grass, tree trunks, etc., and for falcons (in falconry)Only applies to 本
Noun
10. handle (chopsticks, brush, etc.); grip
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11. BookA book is a set of written, printed, illustrated, or blan... Read more
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本 【もと】素 【もと】基 【もと】
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Noun
1. bookshelves; bookshelf; bookcase
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2. BookcaseA bookcase, or bookshelf, is a piece of furniture, almost... Read more
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No-adjective, Na-adjective, Adverb, Noun
1. truth; reality; actuality; fact
No-adjective, Na-adjective, Adverb
2. proper; right; correct; official
3. genuine; authentic; natural; veritable
Other forms
本当 【ほんと】本當 【ほんとう】本當 【ほんと】ホントホントーホントウ
Notes
ほんと: Irregular kana usage. 本當: Out-dated kanji. ほんと: Irregular kana usage. 本當: Out-dated kanji. ホント: Irregular kana usage.
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Noun, No-adjective
1. instinct
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Noun, No-adjective
1. essence; true nature; substance; reality
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2. EssenceIn philosophy, essence is the attribute or set of attribu... Read more
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Noun, No-adjective
1. genuine article; real thing; real dealSee also 偽物
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Noun, No-adjective
1. the person himself
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Adverbial noun, Temporal noun, No-adjective
1. originally; primarily
2. essentially; naturally; by nature; in (and of) itself
3. proper; legal
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Noun
1. headquarters; head office; main office
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Adverb, No-adjective
1. originally; by nature; from the startUsually written using kana alone
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本々 【もともと】元元 【もともと】本本 【もともと】
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Pre-noun adjectival
1. mere; only; just; not even (with negative verb)Usually written using kana alone
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Noun
1. real intention; motive; true opinion; what one really thinksAntonym: 建前
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Noun
1. text (of document); body (of letter)
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本文 【ほんもん】
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Noun, No-adjective
1. substance; real form
  • なんであれ
  • ものごと物事
  • ほんたい本体
  • 捕らえる
  • こと
  • かんじん肝心
  • It is essential to get at the heart of the matter, no matter what they are.
2. main part; main unit; body (of a machine)
Noun
3. this machine; this appliance
Noun, No-adjective
4. object of worship (at a shrine, temple, etc.)
5. noumenon
Noun
6. base price; pre-tax priceAbbreviation, See also 本体価格 ほんたいかかく
Other forms
本体 【ほんだい】
Notes
ほんだい: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage.
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Noun
1. mainland; one's home country; the country proper
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Noun
1. true character; real nature
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2. Human natureHuman nature refers to the distinguishing characteristics... Read more
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本性 【ほんせい】
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Noun
1. speciality; specialty; characteristic
2. proper function; duty
3. original fief
Place
4. Honryou
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Kanji — 1 found

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5 strokes. JLPT N5. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1.
book, present, main, origin, true, real, counter for long cylindrical things
Kun: もと
On: ホン
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Sentences — 4857 found

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    • にほんじん日本人
    • なら
    • そんな
    • こと
    • けっして
    • しない
    • でしょう
    A Japanese person would never do such a thing. Tatoeba
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Names — 1737 found

はじめ 【本】
Family or surname, Given name, gender not specified
1. Hajime
ほん 【本】
Family or surname
1. Hon
ほんざき 【本】
Family or surname
1. Honzaki
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