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