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book; present; main; origin; true; real; counter for long cylindrical things

Popularity rank: 10 Pinyin: běn Korean: bon Hán-Việt: bổn, bản, bôn
Stroke counts: 5 Grade level: 1 JLPT level: 4 Skip code: 4-5-3

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本の[honno] mere
異本[ihon] different edition
一坪本社[hitotsubohonsha] small company headquarters located in Tokyo simply for name value
一本[ippon] one long cylindrical thing
一本気[ippongi] single-minded (esp. personality or person)
一本橋[ipponbashi] (a) log bridge
一本建て[ippondate] (a) single standard
一本松[ipponmatsu] solitary pine tree
一本杉[ipponsugi] (a) solitary cryptomeria tree
一本槍[ipponyari] guiding principle

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