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book ãģん
How to say “book” in Japanese? “ãģん”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “ãģん” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on book in Japanese like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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Tips to Remember the Japanese Word "ãģん"

1. Mnemonic: Associate the pronunciation "hon" with "a book in the home" to link it with its meaning.
2. Visual: Imagine the shape of a book's spine looking like the character "æœŦ".
3. Sound: The sound "hon" reminds you of "home library" where books are kept.


1. Kanji & Kana: "æœŦ" is the kanji for "book," and it is pronounced "ãģん" (hon) in hiragana. The kanji can also mean "origin" or "true."

Other Words that Mean the Same Thing

– 書įą (しょせき, shoseki): A more formal term for "book."
– å›ŗ書 (としょ, tosho): Often used in a compound word, such as å›ŗ書館 (としょかん, toshokan) meaning "library."

Alternate Meanings (Like Slang)

– æœŦ can be a counter for long, cylindrical objects in Japanese, like bottles or chopsticks.
– As a noun, æœŦ (ãģん, hon) can also imply "origin" or "base". For example, æ—ĨæœŦ (ãĢãģん, Nihon) means "Japan" (the origin of the sun).

Examples of Sentences that Use It

1. į§ã¯æ¯Žæœˆä¸‰å†ŠãŽæœŦをčĒ­ãŋぞす。
– Watashi wa maitsuki sansatsu no hon o yomimasu.
– I read three books every month.

2. こぎæœŦはとãĻもéĸį™Ŋいです。
– Kono hon wa totemo omoshiroi desu.
– This book is very interesting.

3. å›ŗ書館でæœŦを借りぞした。
– Toshokan de hon o karimaa.
– I borrowed a book from the library.

4. テãƒŧブãƒĢぎ上ãĢæœŦがäēŒæœŦありぞす。
– Teeburu no ue ni hon ga nihon arimasu.
– There are two books on the table. (Context would clarify that 'æœŦ' here refers to the counter form.)

5. æ—ĨæœŦはįžŽã—いå›Ŋです。
– Nihon wa utsukushii kuni desu.
– Japan is a beautiful country. (Here, æœŦ is part of æ—ĨæœŦ, meaning Japan.)

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