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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 語 (go)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 語 (go)

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MEANING:

word, speech, language

HOW TO READ:

On: go
Kun: kata.ru, kata.rau

HOW TO REMEMBER:

“I love you so much.” Those are the five (五) words I want you to say (言) with your mouth (口).

WORDS:


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語り (katari): talk, recital
語る (kataru): to talk about
物語 (monogatari): tale, story
術語 (jutsugo): technical term
略語 (ryakugo): abbreviation
単語 (tango): word, vocabulary
語尾 (gobi): end of a word
語調 (gochou): tone (of voice)
語彙 (goi): vocabulary
語句 (goku): words, phrases
語気 (goki): manner of speaking
語学 (gogaku): language study
用語 (yougo): term, terminology
標語 (hyougo): motto, slogan
語源 (gogen): word derivation
英語 (eigo): English (language)
語らう (katarau): to talk, to tell
語り手 (katarite): speaker, narrator
外国語 (gaikokugo): foreign language
日本語 (nihongo): Japanese (language)
母国語 (bokokugo): mother tongue
専門語 (senmongo): terminology
語り合う (katariau): to talk together
言語道断 (gongodoudan): outrageous

EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

そうよ、ほんとに哀れな物語よ。
sou yo, honto ni aware na monogatari yo.
Yes, it’s a very sad story.

彼は外国語を一つも知りません。
kare wa gaikokugo o hitotsu mo shirimasen.
He doesn’t know any foreign language.

あなたは英語をお話しになれますか?
anata wa eigo o ohanashi ni naremasu ka.
Can you speak English?

あの二人は確かに真実を語っていた。
ano futari wa tashika ni shinjitsu o katatte ita.
Those two were certainly telling the truth.

彼らは自信たっぷりに将来のことを語り合っていた。
karera wa jishin tappuri ni shourai no koto o katariatte ita.
They were talking with confidence of the future.

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