言の葉

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
こと
Grade: 2

Grade: 3
kun’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (koto, word) and (ha, leaf), joined by the genitive particle (no).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ko̞to̞no̞ha̠]

Noun[edit]

言の葉 (hiragana ことのは, rōmaji kotonoha)

  1. words
    • 16031604, Nippo Jisho (page 153)
      Cotonofa. コトノハ (言の葉) 言葉. Cotono fani noxerarenu. (言の葉に載せられぬ) 言葉では説明することができない.
  2. poetry

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