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běn
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m./n. origin; source; roots or stems of plants; this; the current; root; foundation; basis; classifier for books, periodicals, files etc; originally

Measure words:

个;些;摞

Stroke order demonstration:

本

Examples:

奏本zòu běnpresent a memorial to the emperor
根本gēn běnroot or origin; fundamental, basic; completely, totally, thoroughly
本来běn láioriginal; originally, in the past; in the first place, as a matter of course, naturally
本报běn bàoour newspaper, this newspaper
血本xuè běnoriginal capital
译本yì běntranslated version
正本zhèng běnoriginal (of a document)
版本bán běnedition, version (of books, computer and software, etc.)
剧本jù běnscript, libretto
影本yíng běncopy
本着běn zhein conformity with, in the light of
本质běn zhìessence, nature, innate character
本能běn nénginstinct
本性běn xìngnature, natural instincts
本题běn títhe subject under discussion, the point at issue
本部běn bùheadquarter, head office
那本书nà běn shūthat book
笔记本bǐ jì běnnotebook; notebook computer, laptop
一本书yì běn shūa book
课本儿kè běnrtextbook
生产成本shēng chǎn chéng běncost of production
一本杂志yì běn zá zhìa magazine
一本词典yì běn cí diǎna dictionary
一本儿书yì běnr shūa book
我有三本书。wó yǒu sān běn shū .I have three books.
他为那本期刊题词。tā wèi nà běn qī kān tí cíHe wrote an inscription for that magazine.
这本帐是做过手脚的。zhè běn zhàng shì zuò guo shóu jiǎo de .Somebody played tricks on this account book.
他已经出版了三本学术著作了。tā yǐ jīng chū bǎn le sān běn xué shù zhù zuò leHe had published three academic writings.
这本小册子详尽地说明了这台机器的性能。zhè bén xiǎo cè zi xiáng jìn de shuō míng le zhè tái jī qì de xìng néng .This brochure fully explains the characteristics of the machine.