語る

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
かた
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with  (かた) (kataru).

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Verb[edit]

語る (transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana かたる, rōmaji kataru)

  1. talk about, tell, narrate
     (かれ) (しん) (そう) (かた)った。
    Kare wa shinsō o katatta.
    He told the truth.
  2. recite
     () () (ゆう) (かた)
    gidayū o kataru
    recite gidayu
  3. show that there was something
     () ()のぬくもりは (かれ)がさっきまで (すわ)っていたことを (かた)っている。
    Isu no nukumori wa kare ga sakki made suwatteita koto o katatteiru.
    The warmth of the chair shows that he was sitting on it until a moment ago.

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