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English Reference for hone (ほね)

Kanji
Kana
ほね
hone
Definitions
  1. noun bone
  2. frame
  3. outline, core
  4. backbone, spirit, fortitude
  5. na-adjective noun laborious, troublesome, difficult
Conjugations
adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi) conjugations
Plain/Informal Polite/Formal Negative Plain/Informal Negative Polite/Formal
Present Indicative ほねだ
honeda
ほねです
honedesu
ほねじゃない
honejanai
ほねではない
honedehanai
ほねでわありません
honedewaarimasen
Past Indicative ほねだった
honedatta
ほねでした
honedeshita
ほねでわなかった
honedewanakatta
ほねでわありませんでした
honedewaarimasendeshita
te-form ほねで
honede
Volitional ほねだろう
honedarou
Provisional ほねであれば
honedeareba
ほねではなければ
honedehanakereba
Causative ほねにさせる
honenisaseru
ほねにさせない
honenisasenai
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Example sentences
I had not a little difficulty in bringing the truth home to him
This hard work has made me very tired
He gave the dog a bone
An icy blast of wind cut me to the bone
After the bone has set, the cast will be removed
I had great difficulty at the beginning
I gave the dog a bone, stopping its barking
The dog is crunching a bone
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