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[はなし()]
hanashi
noun

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English Meaning(s) for 話

noun
  1. talk; speech; chat; story; conversation
  2. discussions; negotiation; argument

Definition and Synonyms for 話

Address the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience
Synonyms: スピーチ, メッセージ, 奨励, 式辞, 演説, 言葉, , , 講演, 講話,
Account a record or narrative description of past events
Synonyms: ヒストリ, クロニクル, 伝説, 叙事文, 史乗, 史書, 因縁, 実記, 履歴, 年代記, 年譜, 所記, 故事, 曰く, 来歴, 来由, 歴史, 沿革, 物語, 物語る, 由来, 由来書, 由緒, 由縁, 経緯, 編年史, 言伝, 記事, 記述, , , 話す, 語り草, 説話, 謂れ, 謂れ因縁, 講談, 青史
Narration a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events
Synonyms: ストーリー, 物語, 物語る, , , 話す
Talk reveal information
Synonyms: 漏らす, , 話す
Statement a message that is stated or declared
Synonyms: メッセージ, 口述, 声明, 声明, 申告, 申し立て, 申し立てる, 発言, , 言明, 言葉, 言説, , , 話す, 陳述
Word a brief statement
Synonyms: 一言, 一語, ,
Speech the exchange of spoken words
Synonyms: 会話, , , 話す
Conversation the use of speech for informal exchange of views or ideas or information etc.
Synonyms: 会話, 対話, , , 話す
Talk discussion
Synonyms: トーク, おしゃべり, 会話, , , 話す, 語らい, 語らう, 談話
Yarn the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events
Synonyms: 物語, , , 語り, 語る, 説話
Statement a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc
Synonyms: メッセージ, 口述, 声明, 声明, 申告, 申し立て, 申し立てる, 発言, , 言明, 言葉, 言説, , , 話す, 陳述
Narration presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program
Synonyms: ストーリー, 物語, 物語る, , , 話す

Meanings for each kanji in 話

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Categories 話 is a member of

Tell let something be known
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Substance what a communication that is about something is about
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Record anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events
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Statement a message that is stated or declared
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Spoken Language communication by word of mouth
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Speaking the utterance of intelligible speech
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Discussion an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic
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Account the act of informing by verbal report
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Speech Act the use of language to perform some act
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 話

Sample Sentences for 話

Only in novels do you find individuals who live out their whole life with unvarying character.
What are you talking about?
Marcia looked grim when I told her the story.
Judging from what he says, he seems to be a man of ability.
She read an amusing story to the children.

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