Last modified on 21 December 2014, at 11:13

本部

ChineseEdit

 
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)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

本部

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

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
ほん
Grade: 1

Grade: 3
on'yomi

NounEdit

本部 (hiragana ほんぶ, romaji honbu)

  1. headquarters
Usage notesEdit
  • Often used in the context of Martial arts (denoting the main school).
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
もと
Grade: 1

Grade: 3

Proper nounEdit

本部 (hiragana もとぶ, romaji Motobu)

  1. A surname​.