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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 本当 (hontou)

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary with Flashcard

Kana: ほんとう
Kanji: 本当
Romaji: hontou

Type: noun; adj-na; adj-no; adverb

Meaning: truth; reality; actuality; fact; right; correct

Example sentences:

かまわないでください!本当は面白がっているくせに!
kamawanaide kudasai. hontou wa omoshirogatte iru kuse ni.
Don’t worry about me while you’re actually enjoying this!

うわさが本当だよ。
uwasa ga hontou da yo.
The rumors are true.

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 本当 (hontou)

わたしの本当の親はどこにいるのだろう。
watashi no hontou no oya da doko ni iru no darou.
Where are my real parents?

本当のこと教えていいの?
hontou no koto oshiete ii no.
Can I tell them the truth?

Similar words:

真実 (shinjitsu); 真相 (shinsou)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 真 (zhēn)
Korean: 진실 (jinsil)

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