See also: 本來

Chinese

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For pronunciation and definitions of – see 本來 (“original; originally; the original intent was that; etc.”).
(This term is the simplified form of 本來).
Notes:

Japanese

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Kanji in this term
ほん
Grade: 1
らい
Grade: 2
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
本來 (kyūjitai)

Pronunciation

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Noun

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(ほん)(らい) (honrai

  1. origin

Adverb

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(ほん)(らい) (honrai

  1. originally
  2. properly, legally

See also

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References

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  1. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tokyo: Sanseidō, →ISBN