Jisho

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Words — 491 found

Noun
1. book; volume; script
  • 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; current; ... in question; ... at issue
  • 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.
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3. main; head; principal
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4. real; genuine; regular; proper
Counter
5. counter for long, cylindrical things; counter for films, TV shows, etc.; counter for goals, home runs, etc.; counter for telephone calls
  • 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; source; beginningesp. 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.
Noun
2. basis; base; foundation; rootoft. 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.
Noun
3. causealso written as 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.
Noun
4. (raw) material; ingredient; base; mix (e.g. for a cake); (soup) stockesp. 素
Noun
5. (one's) sideOnly 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.
Noun
6. capital; principal; cost priceOnly applies to 元
Noun
7. root (of a plant); (tree) trunk
Noun
8. part (of a brush, chopsticks, etc.) one holds (with the hand)
Noun
9. first three lines of a wakaSee also 和歌
Counter
10. counter for plants or treesOnly applies to 本
Counter
11. counter for falcons (in falconry)Only applies to 本
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本 【もと】素 【もと】基 【もと】
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1. bookshelves; bookshelf; bookcase
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Noun, Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no', Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
1. truth; reality; actuality; fact
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no', Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
2. proper; right; correct; official
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no', Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
3. genuine; authentic; real; natural; veritable
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本当 【ほんと】
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Noun, Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
1. instinct
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Noun, Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
1. essence; true nature; substance; reality
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Noun, Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
1. genuine article; real thing; real dealSee also 偽物
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Noun
1. the person in question; the person themselves; said person
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Adverb (fukushi), Noun, Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
1. originally; primarily
  • この
  • ほんらい本来
  • フランスごフランス語
  • 書かれていた
This poem was originally written in French.
Adverb (fukushi), Noun, Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
2. essentially; intrinsically; naturally; by nature; in (and of) itself
  • きょうそう競争
  • ほんらい本来
  • わる悪い
  • もの
  • ではない
Competition is not by nature evil.
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no', Noun
3. proper; rightful; legal; normal
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Noun
1. headquarters; head office; main office
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Adverb (fukushi), Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
1. originally; from the start; from the beginning; from the outset; by natureUsually written using kana alone
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi), Noun
2. none the worse (for); (coming out) even; in the same position (as before)Usually written using kana alone, usu. as 〜て(も)もともと, 〜でもともと, etc.
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元元 【もともと】本本 【もともと】本々 【もともと】
Notes
本本: Rarely-used kanji form. 本々: Rarely-used kanji form.
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Pre-noun adjectival (rentaishi)
1. mere; only; just; slightUsually written using kana alone
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Noun, Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no', Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
1. seriousness; earnestness; truth; sanctityusu. 本気で
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Noun
1. real intention; motive; true opinion; what one really thinksSee also 建前
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Noun
1. text (of a book, document, etc.); body (of a letter)
Noun
2. this passage; this sentence
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本文 【ほんもん】
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Noun
1. substance; true form; true character
  • 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
No matter what the problem is, it's essential to get at the heart of the matter.
Noun
2. main part; main unit; body (of a machine)
Noun
3. object of worship (at a shrine, temple, etc.)
Noun
4. noumenonPhilosophy
Noun
5. base price; pre-tax priceAbbreviation, See also 本体価格
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Noun
1. main building (as opposed to an annex, outbuilding, etc.)
  • べっかん別館
  • ほんかん本館
  • きたがわ北側
  • ある
The annex is on the north of the original building.
Noun
2. this library; this museum; this theatre; this hall; this building
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Noun, Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
1. home (of something); place famous for its ...; center (e.g. of manufacture); best place (for)
Noun, Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
2. place of origin; birthplace; cradle
  • にほん日本
  • ある
  • インドカレー
  • カレー
  • って
  • やっぱり
  • にほんじん日本人
  • くちにあ口に合わせて
  • ほんば本場
  • より
  • マイルド
  • つく作られてる
The curry they serve in Japan is milder than real Indian curry. They adapt it to Japanese tastes.
Noun
3. morning session; last session in the morning
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Noun
1. mainland; the country proper
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2. native country; country where one was born
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3. pure land; Buddha realmBuddhism
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Noun
1. true character; real nature
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本性 【ほんせい】
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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 — 5244 found

  • jreibun/635/1
      夫が
    • いま居間
    • のソファーに寝そべって本を読んでいる。
    My husband is lying on the living room couch reading a book. Jreibun
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Names — 1734 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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