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General information for this kanji:

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 kun yomi:   moto, mato
 SKIP Code  4-5-3
 Stroke Count:   5
 Radical:   75
 Frequency Of Use  12
 Grade:   First Grade
 English Tags:   book, present, main, true, real, counter for long things
 External Link(s):   dartmouth.edu      Kanji-Quiz

This kanji appears in the following expressions:
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 Expression, Lesson Nr  Kanji-Writing  Translation
  hon 2    book
  hon 5    counter for long and round objects (e.g. pencils, umbrellas)
  honbako 18    bookcase
  honmono 26    genuine article
  hontouni 34    really; truly
  honya 6    bookstore
  nihon 1    Japan
  nihonga 26    Japanese paintings
  nihongo 1    the Japanese language
  nipponkoukuu 34    JAL; Japan Air Lines
  yamamoto 33    Yamamoto