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Meaning of 本

book, present, true, counter for long cylindrical things





Learn Japanese kanji: 【 ホン / もと 】

Meaning: book, present, main, origin, true, real, counter for long cylindrical things.

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Example #1

kono hon o yonda koto ga arimasu ka?
Have you ever read this book?
Example #2

raigetsu nihon ni ikimasu.
I will go to Japan next month.
Example #3

hontou no koto o oshiete kudasai.
Please tell me the truth.
Example #4

watashi wa hon o yomu no ga suki desu.
I like reading books.
Example #5

watashi no okaasan wa nihonjin desu.
My mother is Japanese.
Example #6

nihon no naka de anata wa doko ni ikitai desu ka?
Where you want to go in Japan?
Example #7

kono hondana wa kumitate yasui desu.
This bookcase is easy to assemble.
Example #8

sono keikaku ni hitsuyou na shihon o junbi shinakereba naranai.
We have to prepare the necessary capital for this plan.
Example #9

watashi no shigoto wa kihonteki ni heijitsu ga yasumi desu.
I typically don't work on weekdays.
Example #10

kono daiya wa honmono desu ka?
Is this diamond real?
Example #11

honnin kakunin shorui toshite unten menkyoshou, kenkou hokenshou, pasupooto no izureka o omochi kudasai.
Please bring your driver's license, medical insurance certificate or passport as a proof of your identity.

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