本の, ほんの

  • honno
JLPT 2

Definition of 本の,ほんの

pre-noun adjectival (rentaishi)

  • mere
  • only
  • just

Related Kanji

book, present, main, origin, true, real, counter for long cylindrical things

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Examples of 本の,ほんの in a Sentence

クリスマスほんの週間です
Christmas is only two weeks off.
ほんの冗談よ。
I am only joking.
そのことがらほんの偶然にすぎない
The matter is nothing more than an accident.
Only a handful of people know the fact.
1秒ほんの何分の1それした
He did it in only a fraction of a second.
ほんの少し砂糖必要です
I need a bit of sugar.
それはほんの冗談つもり言ったんだ
I just meant it as a joke.
Only a few people understood me.
それはほんの冗談すぎなかったのだ
It was nothing but a joke.
There was only a faint chance of success.

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