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張本人帳本人
Irregular kanji
Readings
ちょうほんにん
chouhonnin
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
ringleader, originator, perpetratorauteur, meneur, promoteurAnstifter, Urheber, Rädelsführer

Kanji
ON: チョウKUN: は.る, -は.り, -ば.り
lengthen, counter for bows & stringed instruments, stretch, spread, put up (tent)

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

ON: ジン, ニンKUN: ひと, -り, -と
person

ON: チョウKUN: とばり
notebook, account book, album, curtain, veil, net, tent

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

ON: ジン, ニンKUN: ひと, -り, -と
person

Example sentences
このうわさの張本人はだれだ?Parts: 此の (この), (うわさ), 張本人 (ちょうほんにん), (だれ)Who is at the bottom of these rumors?
Wer ist der Urheber dieses Gerüchtes?

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