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On-yomi
ホン
hon
Kun-yomi
もと
moto
Nanori
まと
mato
ごう
gou
Meaning book, present, main, origin, true, real, counter for long cylindrical things

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本棚 ほんだな
hondana
noun bookshelves, bookshelf, bookcase
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本当 ほんとう
hontou
  1. na-adjective adverb noun truth, reality, actuality, fact
  2. na-adjective adverb proper, right, correct, official
  3. genuine, authentic, natural, veritable
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資本 しほん
shihon
noun funds, capital
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日本 にほん
nihon
noun Japan
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本人 ほんにん
honnin
noun no-adjective the person himself
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本物 ほんもの
honmono
noun no-adjective genuine article, real thing, real deal
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基本 きほん
kihon
noun no-adjective foundation, basis, standard
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見本 みほん
mihon
  1. noun no-adjective sample, specimen, pattern
  2. model, example
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本部 ほんぶ
honbu
noun headquarters, head office, main office
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本来 ほんらい
honrai
  1. adverbial noun noun (temporal) no-adjective originally, primarily
  2. essentially, naturally, by nature, in (and of) itself
  3. proper, legal
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標本 ひょうほん
hyouhon
noun example, specimen, sample
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手本 てほん
tehon
  1. noun copybook
  2. model, pattern
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本音 ほんね
honne
noun real intention, motive, true opinion, what one really thinks
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本気 ほんき
honki
na-adjective noun no-adjective seriousness, truth, sanctity
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本場 ほんば
honba
  1. noun no-adjective home, habitat, center, centre, best place
  2. authentic, genuine
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根本 こんぽん
konpon
noun no-adjective root, source, origin, foundation, base, principle
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台本 だいほん
daihon
noun script, libretto, scenario
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本格 ほんかく
honkaku
  1. noun original method or procedure
  2. prenominal serious, orthodox, classical, genuine
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本館 ほんかん
honkan
noun main building
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本国 ほんごく
hongoku
noun one's own country
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本質 ほんしつ
honshitsu
noun no-adjective essence, true nature, substance, reality
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本能 ほんのう
honnou
noun no-adjective instinct
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本文 ほんぶん
honbun
noun text (of document), body (of letter)
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脚本 きゃくほん
kyakuhon
noun script, screenplay, scenario
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本名 ほんみょう
honmyou
noun real name
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もと
moto
  1. noun origin, source
  2. base, basis, foundation, root
  3. cause
  4. ingredient, material
  5. (somebody's) side, (somebody's) location
  6. original cost (or capital, principal, etc.)
  7. (plant) root, (tree) trunk
  8. first section of a waka
  9. counter counter for blades of grass, tree trunks, etc., and for falcons (in falconry)
  10. noun handle (chopsticks, brush, etc.), grip
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ほん
hon
  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
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絵本 えほん
ehon
noun picture book
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根本 ねもと
nemoto
noun no-adjective root, source, origin, foundation, base, principle
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本屋 ほんや
honya
  1. noun bookstore, bookshop
  2. publisher
  3. main building
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本の ほんの
honno
pre-noun adjectival usually kana mere, only, just, not even (with negative verb)
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本社 ほんしゃ
honsha
  1. noun head office, main office, headquarters, parent company
  2. main shrine
  3. this company, this shrine
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本心 ほんしん
honshin
noun true feelings
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本線 ほんせん
honsen
noun no-adjective main line
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本店 ほんてん
honten
  1. noun head office, flagship store, main store
  2. this store
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本日 ほんじつ
honjitsu
adverbial noun noun (temporal) today
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本年 ほんねん
honnen
adverbial noun noun (temporal) this (current) year
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本箱 ほんばこ
honbako
noun bookcase
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本番 ほんばん
honban
  1. noun performance, take, going before an audience or on-air
  2. game, season, crucial moment
  3. actual sexual intercourse (i.e. not simulated)
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古本 ふるほん
furuhon
  1. noun secondhand book
  2. ancient book, antiquarian books
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本文 ほんもん
honmon
noun text (of document), body (of letter)
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本々 もともと
motomoto
adverb no-adjective originally, by nature, from the start
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本体 ほんたい
hontai
  1. noun no-adjective substance, real form
  2. main part, main unit, body (of a machine)
  3. noun this machine, this appliance
  4. noun no-adjective object of worship (at a shrine, temple, etc.)
  5. noumenon
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本社 ほんじゃ
honja
  1. noun head office, main office, headquarters, parent company
  2. main shrine
  3. this company, this shrine
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本店 ほんだな
hondana
  1. noun head office, flagship store, main store
  2. this store
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本当 ほんと
honto
  1. na-adjective adverb noun truth, reality, actuality, fact
  2. na-adjective adverb proper, right, correct, official
  3. genuine, authentic, natural, veritable
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本名 ほんめい
honmei
noun real name
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古本 ふるぼん
furubon
  1. noun secondhand book
  2. ancient book, antiquarian books
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古本 こほん
kohon
  1. noun secondhand book
  2. ancient book, antiquarian books
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本体 ほんだい
hondai
  1. noun no-adjective substance, real form
  2. main part, main unit, body (of a machine)
  3. noun this machine, this appliance
  4. noun no-adjective object of worship (at a shrine, temple, etc.)
  5. noumenon
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