(běn )

本 English Translation

The English meaning of (běn ) is:

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

Example Usage of 本


Zhè běnshū duì nǐ lái shuō dú qǐlái tài nánle. This book is too difficult for you to read.

Qùnián tā líkāile rìběn. She was out of Japan last year.

Zhè běnshū yǒu jīngměi de chātú. This book is beautifully illustrated.

Wǒ zuò wán wǒ de gōngkè hòu, jiùdú zhè běnshū. I read the book after I had finished my homework.

Měinián yǒu chéng qiān shàng wàn de wàiguó rén fǎngwèn rìběn. Thousands of foreigners visit Japan every year.

Wǒ yòng liǎng qiān rì yuán mǎile zhè běnshū. I paid two thousand yen for the book.

Tā shì rìběn zuì wěidà de yìshùjiā zhī yī. He is one of the greatest artists in Japan.

Rìběn rén fàngqìle zhànzhēng. The Japanese people have renounced war.

Rìběn de shǒudū shì dōngjīng. The capital of Japan is Tokyo.

Wǒ zǒng shì zài lí shǒu bù yuǎn dì dìfāng fàng yī běn zìdiǎn. I always keep a dictionary close at hand.

Shūzhuō shàng yǒu jǐ běnshū. There are some books on the desk.

Zhè běnshū shuí xiǎng yào jiù gěi shuí ba. Let's give the book to whoever wants it.

Wǒmen xīwàng zài bùjiǔ de jiānglái yāoqǐng bǐdé qù rìběn. We wish to invite Peter to Japan in the near future.

Tā wéi yī běnshū shōují cáiliào. She is collecting material for a book.

Nǐ hěn kuài jiù huì xíguàn chī rìběn liàolǐle. You will soon get used to eating Japanese food.

Wǒ gēnběn bù lèi. I'm not tired at all.

Rìběn kào ālābó guójiā tígōng shíyóu. Japan relies on Arab countries for oil.

Jùshuō “hāmǔléitè” shì xiě chūlái de zuì yǒuyìsi de jùběn. It is said that "Hamlet" is the most interesting play ever written.

Wǒ yītiān yě lì bù kāi zhè běn zìdiǎn. I cannot do without this dictionary even for a single day.

Nǎ běn shì nǐ de shū? Which is your book?

Wǒ cóng yīngguó dìngle hǎojǐ běnshū. I ordered several books from England.

Wǒ fāxiàn dú zhè běnshū hěn nán. I find this book is very difficult to read.

Wǒ gěile nǐ yī běnshū. I gave you a book.

Tā shuō dehuà gēnběn háo wú yìyì. The things he says are not the least bit important.



Decomposition of 本


Chinese words containing 本

本 Radical
HSK Level 1
本 Stroke Count 5
Variants of (běn )
本 Stroke Order