本部

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
  • 本部道場

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​.

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin běnbù
Zhuyin ㄅㄣˇ ㄅㄨˋ
IPA (key) /pən²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ pu⁵¹/

NounEdit

本部 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin běnbù)

  1. (of a unit or organization) the main part; the main force
  2. the main office
Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 04:41