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ホン/HON/    もと/moto/HON/ホン/    moto/もと/

book;  present;  main;  origin;  true;  real;  counter for long cylindrical things Frenchlivre;  présent;  essentiel;  origine;  principal;  réalité;  vérité;  compteur d'objets allongés Portugueselivro;  presente;  real;  verdadeiro;  principal;  sufixo p/ contagem De coisas longas Spanishlibro;  origen;  base;  contador de cosas alargadas

Radical: (tree).   Strokes: 5画.   Elements: 一木.   Variants: .   Pinyin: běn.   Hangul:  [bon].   Nanori: まと / ごうmato / .

Jōyō Kanji 1st Grade.   JLPT N5.

Example compounds:
ホンHONほんしhonshi】this magazine
ぞうほんzōhon】one's library
ほんいんhon'in】this institution; the main institution
もとmotoはたもとhatamoto】shogunal vassal; direct retainer of a shogun
もときmotoki】original stock
もともとmotomoto】originally; by nature; from the start
Codepoints and classification codes:
43-60JIS X 0208
5023.0Four Corner
1855De Roo
Dictionary indices:
96Classic Nelson
2536The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
3502New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
2183Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
211Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
15A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
212Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
20Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
14421Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 6 p. 26
70A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
25Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
45Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese (H) by F. Sakade
61Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
76Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese: Third Edition 3rd edition by Henshall
47Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
6The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power by D. Crowley
37Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
2.1Japanese for Busy People by the AJLT
1046Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
215Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig

ホン/HON/    もと/moto/HON/ホン/    moto/もと/

advance quickly;  to go back and forth;  origin;  source

Radical: (big).   Strokes: 5画.   Elements: 十大.   Variants: .   Pinyin: běn.   Hangul:  [do]  [bon].

Codepoints and classification codes:
52-81JIS X 0208
4040.3Four Corner
Dictionary indices:
1139The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
5845Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 3 p. 558


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