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How to say Books In Japanese?

KanjiHiraganaKatakana
本ほんホン
Pronunciation: hon
How to Say It Outloud: hon
Usage: Used to refer to books in general.
Example Sentence Japanese:私はたくさんの本を読むのが好きです。
Example Sentence English:I like reading a lot of books.

Dictionary

書物しょもつCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • book; volume
図書としょCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • books
文献ぶんけんCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • literature; books (reference); document
典籍てんせき
Noun
  • books; writings
巻帙かんちつ
Noun
  • books; volumes
冊さつCommon wordjlpt-n1
Counter
  • counter for books
Noun
  • volume
洋書ようしょCommon word
Noun
  • Western book
帳面面ちょうめんづら
Noun
  • accounts; (the) books
蔵書ぞうしょCommon word
Noun
  • collection of books; (personal) library
帯おびCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • obi (kimono sash)
Noun
  • obi (strip of paper looped around a book, CD, etc. containing information about the product)
Noun
  • band; belt; strip
Noun
  • cingulum
Noun
  • radio or television program broadcast in the same time slot on all or most days
Wikipedia definition
  • Obi (sash)
帳消しちょうけしCommon word
Noun
  • writing off (a debt); cancellation; balancing the books
Noun
  • cancelling out (gains or losses); making even; making up (for); offsetting; undoing; wiping out
冊数さっすう
Noun
  • number of books
積ん読つんどくCommon word
Noun
Suru verb
  • buying books and not reading them; stockpiling books; tsundoku
Noun
  • books bought but not read
推薦図書すいせんとしょ
Noun
  • recommended books; recommended reading
ものの本もののほん
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Noun
  • some book; book about that subject
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Noun
  • books
コミックコミックCommon word
Noun
  • comic books; comics
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
  • comic; comical
本代ほんだい
Noun
  • money for books
貸本かしほん
Noun
  • books for loan
Wikipedia definition
  • Kashi-hon
受けが悪いうけがわるい
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
  • unpopular (with); out of favour (with); badly received
本棚ほんだなCommon wordjlpt-n5
Noun
  • bookshelves; bookshelf; bookcase
Wikipedia definition
  • Bookcase

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