TAKOBOTO

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本調子
Readings
ほんちょうし
honchoushi
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
normal condition

Archaism
keynote, proper keyGrundstimmung, normaler Zustand

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

調ON: チョウKUN: しら.べる, しら.べ, ととの.う, ととの.える
tune, tone, meter, key (music), writing style, prepare, exorcise, investigate

ON: シ, ス, ツKUN: こ, -こ, ね
child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac

Example sentences
やっと本調子を取り戻した。Parts: やっと, 本調子 (ほんちょうし), 取り戻す (とりもどす)I have finally regained my regular form.

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