Meaning of 本来面目 in Japanese

It seems that your search contains the follows:

本来 honrai 面目 menboku

  1. Words

Definition of 本来面目

  1. (n-adv, n-t, adj-no) originally; primarily

    Wine is not harmful in itself.

  2. essentially; naturally; by nature; in (and of) itself
  3. proper; legal
めんぼく(menboku) · めんもく(menmoku) · めいぼく(meiboku) 面目

面目 Kanji Details

  1. (n) face; honour; honor; reputation; prestige; dignity; credit

    Ken saved his face by passing the examination.

  2. appearance; look
Back to top