私語

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Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

私語

  1. [literary] to whisper; to talk in hushed tones

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 6

Grade: 2
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

私語 (hiragana しご, romaji shigo)

  1. whisper, whispering; private or secret talk
    • 1999 - Kōshun Takami, Battle Royale (2003, Ōta, Tokyo)
      私語をするんじゃない!
      しごをするんじゃない!
      shigo o surun-janai!
      No whispering!

Verb[edit]

私語 + する (hiragana しごする, romaji shigo suru)

  1. whisper

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References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.