Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 7 strokes
Taught in grade 2

Search words that:
- start with 言
- end with 言
- contain 言
say, word
KUN:
  • い.う
    i.u
  • こと
    koto
ON:
  • ゲン
    gen
  • ゴン
    gon
Nanori:
  • とき
    toki
Written with 7 strokes
Taught in grade 2
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 1139 results)

noun
1.
language, dialect
See also:言語
2.
word, words, phrase, term, expression, remark
See also:単語
3.
speech, (manner of) speaking
4.
learning to speak, language acquisition
Other readings:
言葉【けとば】[1]
【ことば】
【ことば】
Notes:
  1. out-dated or obsolete kana usage

noun
dictionary, lexicon
All readings:
辞典【じてん】
辞典【ことばてん】
辭典【じてん】[1]
辭典【ことばてん】[1]
ことば典【ことばてん】
言葉典【ことばてん】
Notes:
  1. word containing out-dated kanji

Godan-u verb
1.
to say, to utter, to declare
2.
to name, to call
3.
to go (e.g. "the alarm went ping"), to make a noise(only relevant for 言う)
Other readings:
言う【ゆう】
云う【いう】
云う【ゆう】
謂う【いう】
謂う【ゆう】

adverb
so to speak, so to call it, as it were(usually kana)
Other readings:
いわば《謂わば》

noun
language
Other readings:
言語【ごんご】
言語【げんきょ】[1]
Notes:
  1. out-dated or obsolete kana usage

noun
dialect, provincialism

noun, auxillary suru verb
speech, expression, wording, language
Other readings:
言葉使い【ことばづかい】
言葉づかい【ことばづかい】

noun
soliloquy, monologue, speaking to oneself
Other readings:
ひとり言【ひとりごと】
独りごと【ひとりごと】
一人言【ひとりごと】
一人ごと【ひとりごと】

Godan-su verb, transitive verb
1.
to begin to say, to start talking, to broach (a matter), to bring up, to come out with
2.
to be the first to say, to suggest (doing), to propose
Other readings:
言いだす【いいだす】
言出す【いいだす】

Ichidan verb, transitive verb
1.
to have someone send (a message, parcel, etc.), to send (via someone else), to leave (a message) with someone
2.
to use as an excuse, to make a pretext of(archaism)
Other readings:
言づける【ことづける】
託ける【ことづける】
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 7655 results)

See nothing, hear nothing, say nothing

Please speak more slowly

いち
もう一度
くだ
下さい
I beg your pardon

Excuse me, could you say that again more slowly

Let me tell you something

Don't say that

No. I don't know. It's a lot of things

It is kind of you to say so

How is it going

I'm sorry I didn't quite catch what you said

It's very kind of you to say so

I was asked, "You OK, kid?". I replied, "Fine.

I can't say for sure

I can't say

二度
いち
一度
もの
Hear twice better you speak once

Speaking of Mary, I have not seen her for a long time

Say 'ahhh'

Listen to me carefully

Please note my words