Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 言


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Meaning

word, speak, say

Pronunciation

GEN, GON
koto, iu

Explanation

Mnemonic

Sound waves above an opened mouth symbolize spoken words.

Radicals

word, speech(Sound waves above the opened mouth symbolize the spoken word.)
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Vocabulary

言う いう to say
方言 ほうげん dialect
伝言 でんごん verbal message, rumor
言葉 ことば word(s), language, speech
予言 よげん prediction, promise, prognostication
言語 げんご language
無言 むごん silence
言い訳 いいわけ excuse, explanation
証言 しょうげん evidence/testimony

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