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

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 言 【ゲン】 word, remark, statement
  • 言及 【ゲンキュウ】 reference, allusion
  • 過言 【カゴン】 exaggeration, overstatement, saying too much, misstatement, slip of the tongue, gaffe
  • 狂言 【キョウゲン】 kyogen, farce presented between noh plays or during the interlude of a noh play, kabuki play, kabuki performance, make-believe, ruse, trick
  • 言語 【ゲンゴ】 language
  • 言下 【ゲンカ】 promptly
  • 過言 【カゴン】 exaggeration, overstatement, saying too much, misstatement, slip of the tongue, gaffe
  • 二言 【ニゴン】 double-dealing, double tongue, going back on what one has said, repeating oneself

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, words, phrase, term, expression, remark, speech, (manner of) speaking, learning to speak, language acquisition
  • 禍言 【まがごと】 ominous word, ill-omened word, misfortune
  • 二言 【ふたこと】 two words, repetition

Readings

Japanese names:
とき
Chinese:
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
24-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a00 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
Variants:
translate, reason, circumstance, case
Kun:
わけ
On:
ヤク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1050 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 訳 【ヤク】 translation, version (e.g. "English version")
  • 訳者 【ヤクシャ】 translator
  • 点訳 【テンヤク】 translating into Braille
  • 名訳 【メイヤク】 excellent translation, fine translation

Kun reading compounds

  • 訳 【わけ】 conclusion from reasoning, judgement or calculation based on something read or heard, reason, cause, meaning, circumstances, situation
  • 訳がない 【わけがない】 there is no way that ... (expresses speaker's belief that something is impossible), easy, simple
  • 申し訳 【もうしわけ】 apology, excuse
  • 仕分け 【しわけ】 classification, assortment, assortment journalizing (in bookkeeping)

Readings

Chinese:
yi4
Korean:
yeog

Spanish

  • traducir
  • razón
  • motivo
  • causa
  • significado

Portuguese

  • traduzir
  • razão
  • circunstância
  • caso

French

  • traduire
  • excuse
  • cause
  • circonstance
  • cas
874 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
993 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
982 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
879 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4327 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
190 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1743 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1402 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
594 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
604 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
761 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1668 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1865 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
989 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1340 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1082 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35324P Morohashi
1473 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5572 New Nelson (John Haig)
1073 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1154 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
934 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3062 2001 Kanji
7a4.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-4 SKIP code
0768.7 Four corner code
44-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a33 Unicode hex code