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[ほん()·じつ()]
honjitsu
noun, adverb

English Meaning(s) for 本日

noun, adverb
  1. today; this day

Definition and Synonyms for 本日

Nowadays the period of time that is happening now
Synonyms: このほど, この世, , , 今い, 今日, 今日日, 今日この頃, 今時, 刻下, 当世, 当今, 当座, 当節, 方今, 日ごろ, 昨今, 時下, 最近, 本日, 此の中, 此の内, , 現つ, 現下, 現世, 現今, 現代, 現在, 現時点, 目下, 目下, この節, 輓近, 近頃, この頃, この頃
Today the day that includes the present moment (as opposed to yesterday or tomorrow)
Synonyms: 今日, 本日
Nowadays any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech
Synonyms: このほど, この世, , , 今い, 今日, 今日日, 今日この頃, 今時, 刻下, 当世, 当今, 当座, 当節, 方今, 日ごろ, 昨今, 時下, 最近, 本日, 此の中, 此の内, , 現つ, 現下, 現世, 現今, 現代, 現在, 現時点, 目下, 目下, この節, 輓近, 近頃, この頃, この頃

Meanings for each kanji in 本日

book; present; main; origin; true; real; counter for long cylindrical things Kanji Details »
day; sun; Japan; counter for days Kanji Details »

Categories 本日 is a member of

Time the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past
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Twenty-Four Hours time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
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Sample Sentences for 本日

Today's Tigers-Giants baseball game was called off due to heavy rain.
A massive earthquake of magnitude 8.8 hit the Japanese islands today.
Sorry, we're full today.
Today is our regular closing day.
On account of illness, I couldn't call on you today.

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