本意

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Chinese[edit]

 
roots or stems of plants; origin; source; this; the current; root; foundation; basis; (a measure word)
 
idea; meaning; wish; desire; (abbr.) Italy
simp. and trad.
(本意)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

本意

  1. original idea, real intention, etymon

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ほん
Grade: 1

Grade: 3
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

本意 (hiragana ほんい, romaji hon'i)

  1. one's motives, intent