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English Reference for hon (ほん)

Kanji
Kana
ほん
hon
Definitions
  1. noun book, volume, script
  2. prefix this, present
  3. main, head
  4. real, regular
  5. suffix counter counter for long cylindrical things, counter for films, TV shows, etc., counter for goals, home runs, etc., counter for telephone calls
Example sentences
He drew some vertical lines on the paper
You have to make a careful choice of books
While reading the book, I felt asleep
He handed down books from the shelf
I read at least one book every month
The two streets intersect at right angles
Don't judge a book by its cover
He got down the book from the shelf
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