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Kanji 101: 話

Meaning:

In Japanese, 話 means “to talk; story”.


How to read it:

Kunyomiはな、はなし
Onyomi

How to write it:


Origin:

話=言+舌,言 means “to say”,舌 means “tongue”, you use your tongue to talk about your story.
So 話 means “to talk; story”.


Development:


Vocabulary:

LevelWordReadingMeaning
Basicはなしstory
Basic電話でんわphone
Basic話すはなすto talk
Basic会話かいわconversation
Basic世話せわcare
Inter話題わだいtopic
Inter話し合うはなしあうto discuss
Inter話しかけるはなしかけるto talk to
Inter神話しんわmythology
Inter対話たいわdialogue
Adv話し合いはなしあいdiscussion
Adv受話じゅわlistening
Adv昔話むかしばなしold tale
Adv談話だんわdiscourse
Adv童話どうわfairy tale
H_Adv通話つうわcall
H_Adv逸話いつわanecdote
H_Adv立ち話たちばなしstand chatting
H_Adv作り話つくりばなしmyth
H_Adv話し言葉はなしことばspoken language
S_Adv手話しゅわsign language
S_Adv話し手はなしてspeaker
S_Adv笑い話わらいばなしfunny story
S_Adv実話じつわtrue story
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