Kanji Details
Kanji:
Meaning: book; origin; counter for long thin objects
Readings: ほん、もと
HON, moto
Halpern Index: 3502
Grade: 1
Stroke Count: 5
Skip Code: 4-5-3
Frequency of Use: 12
Unicode Character: 672C
Brush-Stroke Diagram:

Examples

ほん
hon
book
にほん
nihon
Japan
にほんご
nihongo
the Japanese language
ほんじつ
honjitsu
today
にほんとう
nihontō
Japanese sword
にほんじん
nihonjin
Japanese person
ほんだ
Honda
Honda (surname)
だいほん
daihon
script; screenplay; libretto
やまもと
Yamamoto
Yamamoto (surname)
ほんばく
honbako
bookcase
ほんや
honya
bookstore
ってください にほんごでいってください
Nihongo de ittekudasai
Please say it in Japanese.
ですか ほんとうですか
hontoo desu ka
Really?
にほんぎんこう
Nihon Ginkoo
Bank of Japan
~本 ~ほん
...hon
counter for cylindrical objects
にほんごのうりょくしけん
nihongo nouryoku shiken
Japanese language proficiency test (JPLT)
ほんとうに
hontouni
really
ほんね
honne
real intention
ほんとう
hontou
true; truth; reality
ひょうほん
hyouhon
example; specimen; sample
My defense is of God,
who saves the upright in heart.
— Psalm 7:10