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go
Kun-yomi
かた.る
kata.ru
かた.らう
kata.rau
Meaning word, speech, language

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  1. noun noun (suffix) language
  2. word
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英語 えいご
eigo
noun no-adjective English (language)
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語句 ごく
goku
noun no-adjective words, phrases
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言語 げんご
gengo
noun linguistics language
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語学 ごがく
gogaku
noun language study
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国語 こくご
kokugo
  1. noun national language
  2. Japanese language (often as a school subject in Japan)
  3. native Japanese words (as opposed to loanwords)
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単語 たんご
tango
noun no-adjective linguistics word, vocabulary, (usually) single-character word
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物語 ものがたり
monogatari
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective tale, story, legend
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敬語 けいご
keigo
noun linguistics honorific, term of respect, polite expression, honorific language
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主語 しゅご
shugo
noun no-adjective linguistics subject
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用語 ようご
yougo
  1. noun term, terminology
  2. wording, choice of words, phraseology
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熟語 じゅくご
jukugo
  1. noun linguistics kanji compound
  2. idiom, idiomatic phrase
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述語 じゅつご
jutsugo
noun linguistics predicate
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物語る ものがたる
monogataru
Godan-ru verb transitive verb to tell, to indicate
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語彙 ごい
goi
noun no-adjective linguistics vocabulary, lexicon, lexis, terminology
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漢語 かんご
kango
noun Chinese word, Sino-Japanese word
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語源 ごげん
gogen
noun word root, word derivation, etymology
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文語 ぶんご
bungo
  1. noun written language, literary language
  2. formal (or archaic) written style based on Heian-period Japanese
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標語 ひょうご
hyougo
noun motto, slogan, catchword
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略語 りゃくご
ryakugo
noun abbreviation, acronym
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季語 きご
kigo
noun seasonal word (in haiku)
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和語 わご
wago
noun native Japanese words (especially as opposed to Chinese and other foreign loanwords)
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口語 こうご
kougo
  1. noun no-adjective spoken language
  2. literary style based on (modern) spoken language
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俗語 ぞくご
zokugo
noun no-adjective colloquialism, colloquial language
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落語 らくご
rakugo
noun rakugo, traditional Japanese comic storytelling, comic story (told by a professional storyteller)
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語る かたる
kataru
  1. Godan-ru verb transitive verb to talk about, to speak of, to tell, to narrate
  2. to recite, to chant
  3. to indicate, to show
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術語 じゅつご
jutsugo
noun no-adjective technical term, terminology, nomenclature
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言語 ごんご
gongo
noun linguistics language
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言語 げんきょ
genkyo
noun linguistics language
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母国語 ぼこくご
bokokugo
noun language of one's country, mother tongue, native language
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外国語 がいこくご
gaikokugo
noun foreign language
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外来語 がいらいご
gairaigo
noun linguistics borrowed word, foreign origin word
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共通語 きょうつうご
kyoutsuugo
  1. noun common term
  2. common language, lingua franca, standard language
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日本語 にほんご
nihongo
noun no-adjective Japanese (language)
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日本語 にっぽんご
nippongo
noun no-adjective Japanese (language)
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語らう かたらう
katarau
Godan-u verb transitive verb to talk, to tell, to recite, to pledge, to conspire with
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語気 ごき
goki
noun tone, manner of speaking
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私語 しご
shigo
noun auxillary suru verb whispering, whisper, secret talk, murmur
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語り かたり
katari
  1. noun talk, recital
  2. narration
  3. topic
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新語 しんご
shingo
noun new word, neologism, word of recent origin, recent word, modern term
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造語 ぞうご
zougo
noun auxillary suru verb coined word, coinage, neologism
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仏語 ふつご
futsugo
noun French (language)
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落語家 らくごか
rakugoka
noun rakugo story teller, comic story teller
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語り口 かたりくち
katarikuchi
noun way of reciting, way of telling a story
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中国語 ちゅうごくご
chuugokugo
noun Chinese (language)
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ラテン語 ラテンご
ratengo
noun no-adjective Latin
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国語辞典 こくごじてん
kokugojiten
noun Japanese-language dictionary
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スワヒリ語 スワヒリご
suwahirigo
noun Swahili (language), Kiswahili
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フランス語 フランスご
furansugo
noun French (language)
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古語 こご
kogo
noun obsolete word, old proverb, ancient (Japanese) language
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