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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 言葉 (kotoba)

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Kana: ことば
Kanji: 言葉
Romaji: kotoba

Type: Noun

Meaning: word; language; speech; phrase; term; expression

Example sentences:

この言葉の正しい意味、知っていますか?
kono kotoba no tadashii imi, shitte imasu ka?
Do you know what this word really means?

それはわたしのやる気をより出させるための言葉だったと思ってます。
sore wa watashi no yaruki o yoridasaseru tame no kotoba datta to omottemasu.
I think you only said that to motivate me.

自分の知らない言葉を使う人たちって大嫌い。
jibun no shiranai kotoba o tsukau hitotachi tte daikirai.
I hate people who use words unknown to me.

カッとして言い返しそうになったところで、なんとか言葉を呑みこんだ。
katto shite iikaeshisou ni natta tokoro de, nan toka kotoba o nomikonda.
Hot words started to her lips but she choked them back.

「同じ場所で」この言葉が私の記憶の中にくっきりと浮かびあがった。
onaji basho de. kono kotoba ga watashi no kioku no naka ni kukkiri to ukabiagatta.
“At the very place.” The words stood out clear in my memory.

渉はその言葉をいうのに強く力をこめた。
wataru wa sono kotoba o iu noni tsuyoku chikara o kometa.
Wataru had emphasized the words when he uttered them.

Similar words:

単語 (tango); 語句 (goku); 語彙 (goi); ワード (waado)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 词 (cí)
Korean: 말 (mal)

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