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  • on reading:
  • ホン
  • kun reading:
  • もと
  • meaning(s):
  • book, present, main, true, real, counter for long things
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いほん different edition; another book; strange book
いちねんせいそうほん annual herb
いっぽん one long thing; one version; a certain book; a blow; an experienced geisha
いんぽん printed book
いんぽん drama; playbook