Jisho

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Noun
1. language; dialectSee also 言語
  • ことば言葉
  • いちめん一面
  • でんたつ伝達
  • しようとする
  • いし意志
  • である
  • かれ
  • 言う
  • "One aspect of language is an intent to communicate," he says.
2. word; words; phrase; term; expression; remarkSee also 単語
  • ことば言葉
  • 出て
  • こなかった
  • Words failed me.
3. speech; (manner of) speaking
  • こういった
  • ことば言葉
  • つか使い
  • かれ
  • じんかく人格
  • 合わない
  • Such language doesn't harmonize with his character.
4. learning to speak; language acquisition
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詞 【ことば】辞 【ことば】言葉 【けとば】
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けとば: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage.
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Noun
1. dictionary
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辭典 【じてん】辞典 【ことばてん】辭典 【ことばてん】言葉典 【ことばてん】ことば典 【ことばてん】
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辭典: Out-dated kanji. 辭典: Out-dated kanji.
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Noun, Suru verb
1. speech; expression; wording; language
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言葉使い 【ことばづかい】言葉づかい 【ことばづかい】
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Noun
1. (oral) message; declaration; hearsay; rumour; rumor
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言伝て 【ことづて】言づて 【ことづて】
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Noun, Suru verb
1. (verbal) message
2. excuse; pretext
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託け 【ことづけ】
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Noun
1. number of words
2. vocality
  • かれ
  • ことばかず言葉数
  • すく少ない
  • He is brief of speech.
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Noun, No-adjective
1. exactly as stated; verbatim
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言葉どおり 【ことばどおり】
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Ichidan verb, Transitive verb
1. to send word; to send a message
2. to make an excuse; to make a pretext of
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言づける 【ことづける】託ける 【ことづける】
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こときゅう 言葉
Expression, Suru verb - special class
1. to be at a loss for wordsSee also 言葉に詰まる
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ことあま 言葉
Expression, Ichidan verb
1. to accept an offer; to be charmed by someone's kind words and do as he wishes
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ことばに甘える 【ことばにあまえる】
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ことじりとら 言葉尻
Expression, Ichidan verb
1. to cavil at a person's words; to use somebody's words to trip him up
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言葉尻をとらえる 【ことばじりをとらえる】言葉尻を捕らえる 【ことばじりをとらえる】
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Noun
1. word game; wordplay; playing with words
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Noun
1. soul of language; power of words
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言魂 【ことだま】こと霊 【ことだま】
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Noun
1. word-hunting; search for and censorship of politically incorrect words
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Noun
1. wordArchaism
2. waka (classic Japanese poem, esp. a tanka)See also 和歌
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言の葉 【ことのえ】
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Kanji — 1 found

0.482716004507288
7 strokes. JLPT N4. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2.
say, word
Kun: い.う こと
On: ゲン ゴン
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Sentences — 1416 found

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    • あのかたあの方
    • 言われる
    • こと
    • なん何でも
    • して
    • あげて
    • くだ下さい
    Do whatever he tells you. Tatoeba
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Names — 93 found

こと 【言】
Female given name
1. Koto
ことあき 【言亮】
Unclassified name
1. Kotoaki
ことあき 【言朗】
Unclassified name
1. Kotoaki
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