本部

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Chinese[edit]

 
roots or stems of plants; origin; source; this; the current; root; foundation; basis; (a measure word)
 
ministry; department; section; part; division; troops; board; (a measure word); (a measure word for works of literature, films, machines, etc.)
simp. and trad.
(本部)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

本部

  1. (of a unit or organization) the main part; the main force
  2. the main office

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
ほん
Grade: 1

Grade: 3
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

本部 (hiragana ほんぶ, romaji honbu)

  1. headquarters
Usage notes[edit]
  • Often used in the context of Martial arts (denoting the main school).
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
もと
Grade: 1

Grade: 3

Proper noun[edit]

本部 (hiragana もとぶ, romaji Motobu)

  1. A surname​.