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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
本-order.gif

Etymology[edit]

Derived from (tree) by the addition of an extra stroke, representing roots.

Han character[edit]

(radical 75 +1, 5 strokes, cangjie input 木一 (DM), four-corner 50230, composition)

  1. root, origin, source
  2. basis

Antonyms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 509, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14421
  • Dae Jaweon: page 891, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1151, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+672C

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (本), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 幫 (1)
Final: 魂
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 布忖切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/puənX/ /puənX/ /puənX/ /puonX/ /pwənX/ /puənX/ /puənX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
běn ‹ pwonX › /*C.pˤəә[n]ʔ/ tree trunk

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
473 1 /*pɯːnʔ/

Noun[edit]

  1. (of plants) root; stem
  2. source; origin; root
  3. foundation; basis
  4. edition; version; copy

Adverb[edit]

  1. originally
  2. hereof

Adjective[edit]

  1. current; present

Classifier[edit]

  1. classifier for books, periodicals, files
  2. volume

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 1 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Counter[edit]

(hiragana もと, romaji -moto)

  1. blades of grass and tree trunks
  2. falcons

Noun[edit]

(counter , hiragana もと, romaji moto)

  1. the source
  2. a root

Etymology 2[edit]

Counter[edit]

(hiragana ほん, romaji -hon)

  1. long cylindrical things such as glasses of drink, pairs of jeans, or trains and buses
  2. films or TV shows
  3. home runs or goals
  4. rounds of a match in boxing, wrestling or judo

Noun[edit]

(counter , hiragana ほん, romaji hon)

  1. a book
  2. a script; a scenario

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(bon)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: bon, McCune-Reischauer: pon, Yale: pon)
  • Name (hangeul): 뿌리 (ppuri)()
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Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(bổn, bản, bộn, bủn, bún, pắn, vẩn, vỏn, vốn, bốn, tựợng)

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