本 (book) kanji
Book
This kanji has 5 strokes. It is being learnt at grade 1.
This kanji belongs to jōyō (regular-use) kanji.
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Meaning:book, present, main, origin, true, real, counter for long cylindrical things
On reading:ホン
hon
Kun reading:もと
moto

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本棚
ほんだな
a bookshelf, a bookcase
本物のダイヤモンド
ほんもののだいやもんど
a real diamond, a genuine diamond
ボールペン1本
ぼーるぺんいっぽん
a ballpoint
一本勝負
いっぽんしょうぶ
an one-game match, a match in which the first to score is the winner
本分
ほんぶん
one's duty, one's part
本文
ほんぶん
the text, the body, this sentence
旗本
はたもと
direct retainer of the shogun
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