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ㄅㄣ ˇ



本 is a 5 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as běn in the third tone.

It is made up of the components (wood) and (one).

  • ㄅㄣ ˇ



    • ㄇㄨ ˋ


    • one

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The origin of a tree is a single seed.
by Chris

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We found 1 pronunciation for 本

Definitions for 本 pronounced as běn

  • root
  • stem
  • origin
  • source
  • this
  • the current
  • original
  • inherent
  • originally
  • classifier for books, periodicals, files etc


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