Jisho

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Noun
1. reading-book; reader; guidebook; manualSee also 入門書
2. textbook (esp. a pre-war elementary school Japanese language textbook)original meaning
Wikipedia definition
3. Yomihonis a type of Japanese book from the Edo period (1603–1867), that was influenced by Chinese vernacular novels such as Water Margin. Unlike other Japanese books of the period, they had few illustrations, and the emphasis was on the text. Often described as moralistic, the books also featured plot elements taken from Chinese and Japanese historical literature and records. The characters often included witches and fairy princesses.
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Other forms
読本 【どくほん】

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