JLPT N5 Vocabulary


truth; reality; actuality; fact

JLPT N5 vocabulary list

Learn Japanese vocabulary: 【ほんとう】(hontou)

Meaning: truth; reality; actuality; fact.

Type: Noun, Adjective, な-adjective

Level: JLPT N5 Vocabulary

- Example Sentences

Each example sentence includes a Japanese furigana reading, the romaji reading, and the English translation.

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Example #1

sore wa hontou desu ka?
Is that true?
Example #2

hontou no koto wo oshiete kudasai.
Please tell me the truth.
Example #3

hontouni ureshii.
I'm truly glad.
Example #4

hontouni gakkari da.
How disappointing.
Example #5

doushitemo hontou na hazu ga nai.
Surely this can't be true..
Example #6

sono nyuusu wa hontou nano darou ka.
Can the news be true?
Example #7

moshi sore ga hontou naraba, watashi ni oshiete hoshii.
If that is true, I'd like you to tell me.

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