Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
book, present, main, origin, true, real, counter for long cylindrical things
Kun:
もと
On:
ホン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
10 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 本 【ホン】 book, volume, script, this, present, main, head, real, regular, counter for long cylindrical things, counter for films, TV shows, etc., counter for goals, home runs, etc., counter for telephone calls
  • 本当 【ホントウ】 truth, reality, actuality, fact, proper, right, correct, official, genuine, authentic, natural, veritable
  • 資本 【シホン】 funds, capital
  • 配本 【ハイホン】 distribution of books

Kun reading compounds

  • 元 【もと】 origin, source, base, basis, foundation, root, cause, ingredient, material, (somebody's) side, (somebody's) location, original cost (or capital, principal, etc.), (plant) root, (tree) trunk, first section of a waka, counter for blades of grass, tree trunks, etc., and for falcons (in falconry), handle (chopsticks, brush, etc.), grip
  • 元々 【もともと】 originally, by nature, from the start
  • 大本 【おおもと】 root, source, origin, cause
  • 旗本 【はたもと】 shogunal vassal, direct retainer of a shogun

Readings

Japanese names:
まと、 ごう
Chinese:
ben3
Korean:
bon

Spanish

  • libro
  • origen
  • base
  • contador de cosas alargadas

Portuguese

  • livro
  • presente
  • real
  • verdadeiro
  • principal
  • sufixo p/ contagem De coisas longas

French

  • livre
  • présent
  • essentiel
  • origine
  • principal
  • réalité
  • vérité
  • compteur d'objets allongés
45 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
76 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
70 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
15 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
96 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
20 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
61 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
212 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
25 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
25 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
37 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1046 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4314 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2183 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2937 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
215 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14421 Morohashi
3502 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2536 New Nelson (John Haig)
211 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
224 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
6 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
47 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1855 2001 Kanji
0a5.25 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-3 SKIP code
5023.0 Four corner code
43-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
672c Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
thumb, inch
Parts:
revered, valuable, precious, noble, exalted
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1181 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 尊 【ソン】 zun (ancient Chinese wine vessel, usu. made of bronze), honorific prefix referring to the listener, counter for buddhas
  • 尊師 【ソンシ】 holy master, guru
  • 自尊 【ジソン】 self-respect, esteem, self-importance, pride
  • 至尊 【シソン】 extreme reverence, deeply revered person, the Emperor

Kun reading compounds

  • 尊い 【とうとい】 precious, valuable, priceless, noble, exalted, sacred
  • 尊い油 【たっといあぶら】 anointing oil
  • 尊い 【とうとい】 precious, valuable, priceless, noble, exalted, sacred
  • 尊い油 【たっといあぶら】 anointing oil
  • 貴ぶ 【とうとぶ】 to value, to prize, to esteem, to respect
  • 貴ぶ 【とうとぶ】 to value, to prize, to esteem, to respect

Readings

Japanese names:
さだ、 たか、 たけ、 みこと
Chinese:
zun1
Korean:
jon, jun

Spanish

  • aprecio
  • valor
  • estima
  • respeto
  • reverencia
  • apreciar
  • valorar
  • estimar
  • respetar
  • reverenciar

Portuguese

  • honrado
  • precioso
  • valioso
  • nobre
  • exaltado

French

  • révérer
  • précieux
  • noble
  • haut placé
838 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
939 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
927 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1220 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
607 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
856 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
480 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1797 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
704 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
717 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
479 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
509 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2920 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1500 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2029 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1451 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7445X Morohashi
2324 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1386 New Nelson (John Haig)
1439 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1547 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
952 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
948 2001 Kanji
2o10.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-9 SKIP code
2-9-3 SKIP code
8034.6 Four corner code
34-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c0a Unicode hex code