TAKOBOTO

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御本尊ご本尊
Readings
ごほんぞん
gohonzon
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
principal object of worship at a temple (usu. a buddha or bodhisattva), principal image, idol

Jocular, humorous term
the man himself, the person at the heart of the matter

Kanji
ON: ギョ, ゴKUN: おん-, お-, み-
honorable, manipulate, govern

ON: ホンKUN: もと
book, present, main, origin, true, real, counter for long cylindrical things

ON: ソンKUN: たっと.い, とうと.い, たっと.ぶ, とうと.ぶ
revered, valuable, precious, noble, exalted

ON: ホンKUN: もと
book, present, main, origin, true, real, counter for long cylindrical things

ON: ソンKUN: たっと.い, とうと.い, たっと.ぶ, とうと.ぶ
revered, valuable, precious, noble, exalted

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