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The Cantonese word bun - 本 - bun2
( classifier (for books, periodicals, files etc) )





Romanization (Jyutping)

bun2

English translations

classifier (for books, periodicals, files etc), original, at first, source, capital, indigenous to,
origin, principal, originally

Chinese character (simplified):

The traditional Chinese characters of bun2 are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Topic
30 words from HSK level 1
Character complexity
the more strokes, the harder it is to write and memorize this character the more strokes, the harder it is to write and memorize this character the more strokes, the harder it is to write and memorize this character the more strokes, the harder it is to write and memorize this character the more strokes, the harder it is to write and memorize this character 

is composed of 5 strokes and therefore is of very low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

this stroke symbolizes the root of a tree  |  capability
本 ( bun / bun2 ) belongs to the 100 most common Chinese characters (rank 87)
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