Definition of 一本

いっぽんippon

noun:

  • one long cylindrical thing; one film, TV show, etc.; one goal, home run, etc.; one telephone call 本【ほん】
  • one version
  • one book; a certain book
  • ippon; one point; a blow - Martial Arts term
  • experienced geisha 半玉【はんぎょく】

suffix noun:

  • single-minded focus on ... - after a noun, usu. as 〜一本で, 〜一本に, etc.

Example Sentences

リレーRIREEyounoバトンBATONga1本足りないtarinaiんですndesu
We're one baton short for the relay.
例えばtatoebaこれkoreha一本noペンPENですdesu
For example, this is a pen.
kiha一本mo見えなかったmienakatta
There was not a tree in sight.
kareha夕食yuushokunotokini一本noビールBIIRUwo飲むnomu
He drinks a bottle of beer at dinner.
kareha庭木niwakiwo一本切り倒したkiritaoshita
He cut down a tree in his garden.

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