ChineseEdit

 
one; single; a
one; single; a; (before verbs) as soon as, once; (before a noun) entire (family, etc.)
 
roots or stems of plants; origin; source
roots or stems of plants; origin; source; this; the current; root; foundation; basis; (a measure word)
simp. and trad.
(一本)

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

一本

  1. having the same origin
  2. entirely based on

NounEdit

一本

  1. another version (terminology in collation)
  2. Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see ,‎ .
  3. (Mainland China) the first tier of universities
  4. (judo) ippon

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
いち > いっ
Grade: 1
ほん > ぽん
Grade: 1
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

 
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Compound of (ichi, one) +‎ (hon, counter for various things, such as documents, or long slender objects).[1][2]

First cited to the Man'yōshū of 759 CE.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(いっ)(ぽん) (ippon

  1. Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see and (one thing)
  2. Short for 一本勝ち (ippon-gachi, winning in one blow).
  3. (judo) Ippon, a full point, the most valuable judgement that can be awarded for a single action; compare waza-ari, yuko, koka.

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN