Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 5 strokes
Taught in grade 1

Search words that:
- start with 本
- end with 本
- contain 本
book, present, main, origin, true, real, counter for long cylindrical things
KUN:
  • もと
    moto
ON:
  • ホン
    hon
Nanori:
  • まと
    mato
  • ごう
    gou
Written with 5 strokes
Taught in grade 1
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 1068 results)

noun, no-adjective, na-adjective
1.
truth, reality, actuality, fact
no-adjective, na-adjective
2.
proper, right, correct, official
3.
genuine, authentic, real, natural, veritable
Other readings:
本当【ほんと】[2]
本當【ほんとう】[1]
本當【ほんと】[1][2]
ホント[2]
ホントー
ホントウ
Notes:
  1. word containing out-dated kanji
  2. word containing irregular kana usage

noun
bookshelves, bookshelf, bookcase

noun
1.
book, volume, script
prefix
2.
this, present
3.
main, head
4.
real, regular
suffix, counter
5.
counter for long cylindrical things, counter for films, TV shows, etc., counter for goals, home runs, etc., counter for telephone calls(sometimes pronounced ぼん or ぽん)

noun, no-adjective
basics, fundamentals, basis, foundation

noun
the person in question, the person themselves, said person

noun
1.
origin, source(usu. 元)
2.
base, basis, foundation, root(esp. 基)
3.
cause(also 因, 原)
4.
ingredient, material(esp. 素)
5.
(somebody's) side, (somebody's) location(only relevant for 元)
6.
original cost (or capital, principal, etc.)
7.
(plant) root, (tree) trunk
8.
first section of a waka
See also:和歌
counter
9.
counter for blades of grass, tree trunks, etc., and for falcons (in falconry)(only relevant for 本)
noun
10.
handle (chopsticks, brush, etc.), grip
All readings:
【もと】
【もと】
【もと】
【もと】

noun, no-adjective
genuine article, real thing, real deal
See also:偽物

noun
Japan
Other readings:
日本【にっぽん】

noun
headquarters, head office, main office
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 4782 results)

ほんとう
本当
Do you? Why

さいきん
最近
なに
何か
ほん
Have you read any interesting books lately

So nice that you are back

You can buy and read any kind of book at any time

ほんとう
本当
Oh no, really

You should be a thought more careful

You are welcome to any book in my library

This book is easy enough for children to read

I saw him but once

I found the book very interesting

ほんとう
本当
Oh, have you

This book is too difficult to understand

Please return the book when you have finished reading it

It was not until I read the book that I knew about it

If you have any interesting books, lend me some

I found this book interesting

Even children can read this book

This book will give you great pleasure

The more you read the book, the less you will understand it

ほん
ひじょう
非常に
たの
楽しく
You will derive great pleasure from this book