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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 告げる (tsugeru)

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Kana: つげる
Kanji: 告げる
Romaji: tsugeru

Type: Verb

Meaning: to tell; to inform; to announce; to indicate; to signal

Example sentences:

理屈の力より強い直感と、経験知がマルコは自分をあいしていると告げていた。
rikutsu no chikara yori tsuyoi chokkan to, keikenchi ga maruko wa jibun o aishite iru to tsugete ita.
Instinct stronger than reason and knowledge born of experience told me that Marco loved me.

頭のどこかでベルが鳴り、見覚えがある相手だと告げていたが、しばしだれだか思い出せずにいた。
atama no dokoka de beru ga nari, mioboe ga aru aite da to tsugete ita ga, shibashi dare da ka omoidasezu ni ita.
Somewhere in her mind, the bell of recognition rang, but for the moment she could not recall who he was.

告げる (tsugeru)

鐘が聞こえ、授業の終りを告げた。
kane ga kikoe, jugyou no owari o tsugeta.
The bell rang signaling the end of the lesson.

何かがおかしいと直感が告げている。
nanika ga okashii to chokkan ga tsugete iru.
Instinct tells me something is amiss.

Similar words:

知らせる (shiraseru); 報じる (houjiru); 通知する (tsuuchi suru)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 告诉 (gàosù)
Korean: 고하다 (gohada)

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