Japanese Word Entry

實用本位

Simplified Japanese form: 実用本位

Kana:じつようほんい
Romaji:jitsuyouhon'i
Definition: pragmatism, functionalism, practicality, being intended for practical purposes

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Chinese characters used in this word

truth, reality, real, true, solid, honest
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕˊ (shí), ㄓˋ (zhì)
Cantonese: sat6
Japanese: ジツ (jitsu)、 シツ (shitsu) / み (mi)、 みの.る (minoru)、 まこと.に (makotoni)、 みの.り (minori)、 みち.る (michiru)
Korean: 실 (sil)
Vietnamese: thật, thực
Variants
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utilize, business, service, use, employ, apply, operate
Readings
Mandarin: ㄩㄥˋ (yòng)
Cantonese: jung6
Japanese: ヨウ (you) / もち.いる (mochiiru)、 はたらき (hataraki)、 もって (motte)
Korean: 용 (yong)
Vietnamese: dụng

book, present, main, origin, true, real, counter for long cylindrical things, root, source, basis
Readings
Mandarin: ㄅㄣˇ (běn), ㄅㄣ (bēn)
Cantonese: bun2
Japanese: ホン (hon) / もと (moto)
Korean: 본 (bon)
Vietnamese: bổn, bản

rank, grade, throne, crown, about, some, position, post, status, seat
Readings
Mandarin: ㄨㄟˋ (wèi), ㄌㄧˋ (lì)
Cantonese: wai2, wai6
Japanese: イ (i) / くらい (kurai)、 ぐらい (gurai)、 くらいする (kuraisuru)
Korean: 위 (wi)
Vietnamese: vị