一本

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
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Etymology 1[edit]

Combination of one and counter .

Numeral[edit]

一本 (hiragana いっぽん, romaji ippon)

  1. one (of something similar to a stick: a beer bottle, a wooden staff, a branch, a flower with stalk, a needle, etc.)

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

一本 (hiragana いっぽん, romaji ippon)

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  1. winning in one blow (一本勝ち)
  2. (judo) Ippon, a full point. Ippon is the most valuable judgement that can be awarded for a single action; compare waza-ari, yuko, koka.

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