Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
say, word
Kun:
い.うこと
On:
ゲンゴン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
83 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 言 【ゲン】 word, remark, statement
  • 言語 【ゲンゴ】 language
  • 一言 【ヒトコト】 single word, a few words, brief comment
  • 証言 【ショウゲン】 testimony, (verbal) evidence
  • 言語 【ゲンゴ】 language
  • 言語道断 【ゴンゴドウダン】 outrageous, preposterous, scandalous, inexcusable, absurd, execrable
  • 一言 【ヒトコト】 single word, a few words, brief comment
  • 助言 【ジョゲン】 advice, counsel, suggestion, tip, hint

Kun reading compounds

  • 言う 【いう】 to say, to utter, to declare, to name, to call, to go (e.g. "the alarm went ping"), to make a noise
  • 言うまでもない 【いうまでもない】 goes without saying, needless to say, obvious
  • 言 【げん】 word, remark, statement
  • 言葉 【ことば】 language, dialect, word, phrase, expression, term, speech, (manner of) speaking, (use of) language, words, remark, statement, comment, learning to speak, language acquisition
  • 一言 【ひとこと】 single word, a few words, brief comment
  • 伝言 【つてこと】 verbal message, word (from someone), rumour, rumor

Readings

Japanese names:
とき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yan2
Korean:
eon

Spanish

  • palabras
  • decir

Portuguese

  • Dizer
  • palavras

French

  • dire
392 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
118 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
274 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
279 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4309 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
43 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
85 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
439 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.8 Japanese for Busy People
66 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
66 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
203 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1653 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2440 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1233 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1698 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
341 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35205 Morohashi
1941 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5552 New Nelson (John Haig)
335 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
357 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
44 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
142 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3077 2001 Kanji
7a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-6 SKIP code
0060.1 Four corner code
1-24-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a00 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:

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Kun reading compounds

  • 嘘 【うそ】 lie, fib, falsehood, untruth, mistake, error, unwise move, bad decision, no way!, unbelievable!, really?!
  • 嘘つき 【うそつき】 liar, fibber
  • 罪のない嘘 【つみのないうそ】 white lie, harmless lie, fib
  • 大嘘 【おおうそ】 outrageous lie, outright lie

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xu1, shi1
Korean:
heo

Spanish

  • mentira
  • falsedad

Portuguese

French

993 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1905 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
2437 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
832 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4206X Morohashi
886 New Nelson (John Haig)
2167 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2286 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3774 2001 Kanji
3d11.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-11 SKIP code
6101.7 Four corner code
1-17-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5618 Unicode hex code