本 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 本 mean?

Book. The source of things. The original. The truth. The central part. Of oneself. A word that counts the number of sticks, movies, communications, games, etc.

How to read 本?

Kunyomi... もと/moto

Onyomi... ホン/hon

jinmeikun... nari, hajime,

* There are two typical ways of reading kanji, kun-yomi and on-yomi. In addition, there is a reading system called "jinmei kun" which is used only for names.

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本 / related names

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Name:
harumoto
Katakana:
ハルモト

Kanji:
春本
Meaning:
  • Spring. One of the four seasons. New Year. A time of great momentum in life. Adolescence. Affection. Lust. Sexual passion.
  • Book. The source of things. The original. The truth. The central part. Of oneself. A word that counts the number of sticks, movies, communications, games, etc.
Name:
motomu
Katakana:
モトム

Kanji:
本武
Meaning:
  • Book. The source of things. The original. The truth. The central part. Of oneself. A word that counts the number of sticks, movies, communications, games, etc.
  • Strong and courageous. Strong-willed. warrior. soldier. Battle. War. Military. War potential. Weapons. Overcome. Surpass.
Name:
morimoto
Katakana:
モリモト

Kanji:
盛本
Meaning:
  • Prosperity. flourish. To be vigorous. To pile up high. To put in a vessel.
  • Book. The source of things. The original. The truth. The central part. Of oneself. A word that counts the number of sticks, movies, communications, games, etc.
Name:
morimoto
Katakana:
モリモト

Kanji:
衛本
Meaning:
  • Protect. Go around.
  • Book. The source of things. The original. The truth. The central part. Of oneself. A word that counts the number of sticks, movies, communications, games, etc.
Name:
kagemoto
Katakana:
カゲモト

Kanji:
影本
Meaning:
  • Shadow. Something that is the opposite of an object and a light source. A reflection in the water. A shape or figure whose details are not clear. Something that is not real. Omokage. A suggestion of misfortune or bad luck. A substitute.
  • Book. The source of things. The original. The truth. The central part. Of oneself. A word that counts the number of sticks, movies, communications, games, etc.
Name:
kazumoto
Katakana:
カズモト

Kanji:
一本
Meaning:
  • One. The first. Kanji for the number 1 (one). To be the most superior. To begin, to put things together.
  • Book. The source of things. The original. The truth. The central part. Of oneself. A word that counts the number of sticks, movies, communications, games, etc.
Name:
katsumoto
Katakana:
カツモト

Kanji:
克本
Meaning:
  • Achieve with all your might. Win. Enough.
  • Book. The source of things. The original. The truth. The central part. Of oneself. A word that counts the number of sticks, movies, communications, games, etc.
Name:
norimoto
Katakana:
ノリモト

Kanji:
法本
Meaning:
  • Law. A trajectory enforced by authority. Morality. Method. A way of doing things. Buddhist law. Buddhism. Buddhist scriptures. Distance. Dimensions. In the field of architecture, the degree or plane of inclination with respect to the vertical.
  • Book. The source of things. The original. The truth. The central part. Of oneself. A word that counts the number of sticks, movies, communications, games, etc.
Name:
sanemoto
Katakana:
サネモト

Kanji:
実本
Meaning:
  • Fruit of plants and trees. Seeds of plants and trees. The production of fruits and seeds. Fruitfulness. To be full. To flourish. To have enough. Abundant. Wealth. Truthfulness. True. Truthfulness.
  • Book. The source of things. The original. The truth. The central part. Of oneself. A word that counts the number of sticks, movies, communications, games, etc.
Name:
hon
Katakana:
ホン

Kanji:
Meaning:
  • Book. The source of things. The original. The truth. The central part. Of oneself. A word that counts the number of sticks, movies, communications, games, etc.
Name:
kanemoto
Katakana:
カネモト

Kanji:
務本
Meaning:
  • Serve (as)
  • Book. The source of things. The original. The truth. The central part. Of oneself. A word that counts the number of sticks, movies, communications, games, etc.
Name:
motomatsu
Katakana:
モトマツ

Kanji:
本松
Meaning:
  • Book. The source of things. The original. The truth. The central part. Of oneself. A word that counts the number of sticks, movies, communications, games, etc.
  • Pine tree (a kind of tree). A coniferous tree of the pine family. One of the family crests. The highest grade.
Name:
honna
Katakana:
ホンナ

Kanji:
本南
Meaning:
  • Book. The source of things. The original. The truth. The central part. Of oneself. A word that counts the number of sticks, movies, communications, games, etc.
  • South. The name of a direction. To go to the south. To teach the arts or martial arts. A person who rules a country. A person who governs a country.
Name:
honna
Katakana:
ホンナ

Kanji:
本梛
Meaning:
  • Book. The source of things. The original. The truth. The central part. Of oneself. A word that counts the number of sticks, movies, communications, games, etc.
  • "Nagi (a kind of tree). A tall evergreen tree of the maki family. Because its leaves are not easily broken, it was customary for women to put the leaves behind a mirror to prevent the breakup of the relationship between a man and a woman."
Name:
honna
Katakana:
ホンナ

Kanji:
本那
Meaning:
  • Book. The source of things. The original. The truth. The central part. Of oneself. A word that counts the number of sticks, movies, communications, games, etc.
  • Question/antonyms auxiliary characters
Name:
honna
Katakana:
ホンナ

Kanji:
本成
Meaning:
  • Book. The source of things. The original. The truth. The central part. Of oneself. A word that counts the number of sticks, movies, communications, games, etc.
  • To finish. Grow. To raise up. Accomplish. To be fruitful. to change into Good. splendid. large. well-organized.
Name:
honna
Katakana:
ホンナ

Kanji:
本名
Meaning:
  • Book. The source of things. The original. The truth. The central part. Of oneself. A word that counts the number of sticks, movies, communications, games, etc.
  • Name. The name of a thing or person. To name. Excellent. Splendid. Famous. Reputation. Honor. Achievement. An excellent appearance. An appearance of reputation. Appearance. Formality.
Name:
honna
Katakana:
ホンナ

Kanji:
本奈
Meaning:
  • Book. The source of things. The original. The truth. The central part. Of oneself. A word that counts the number of sticks, movies, communications, games, etc.
  • Red apple. The name of a fruit tree called "kara-nashi. A word expressing a question or antonym.
Name:
honna
Katakana:
ホンナ

Kanji:
本菜
Meaning:
  • Book. The source of things. The original. The truth. The central part. Of oneself. A word that counts the number of sticks, movies, communications, games, etc.
  • Vegetable. A general term for vegetables whose leaves, stems, roots, and other parts are eaten. Side dish.
Name:
honna
Katakana:
ホンナ

Kanji:
本莫
Meaning:
  • Book. The source of things. The original. The truth. The central part. Of oneself. A word that counts the number of sticks, movies, communications, games, etc.
  • Futile

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