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Linguistic Communication [口先]

Linguistic Communication
a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols
[きょう()·つう()·()]
kyoutsuugo
noun

English Meanings:

noun
  1. common language; lingua franca
  2. standard language (language variety understood throughout a country)
[こと()·()]
kotoba
noun

Alternate Written Forms:

[ことば()]
kotoba
[ことば()]
kotoba
[けと()·()]
ketoba

English Meanings:

noun
  1. language; dialect
  2. word; words; phrase; term; expression; remark
  3. speech; (manner of) speaking
  4. learning to speak; language acquisition
[くち()]
kuchi
noun, suffix, counter

English Meanings:

noun
  1. mouth
  2. opening; hole; gap; orifice
  3. mouth (of a bottle); spout; nozzle; mouthpiece
  4. gate; door; entrance; exit
  5. speaking; speech; talk (i.e. gossip)
  6. taste; palate
  7. mouth (to feed)
  8. opening (i.e. vacancy); available position
  9. invitation; summons
  10. kind; sort; type
  11. opening (i.e. beginning)
suffix, counter
  1. counter for mouthfuls, shares (of money), and swords
[()·ぜつ()]
kuzetsu
noun

Alternate Written Forms:

[()·ぜつ()]
kuzetsu

English Meanings:

noun
  1. lovers' tiff; quarrel between lovers
  2. chattering; idle talk
[()·()]
shigo
noun

English Meanings:

noun
  1. dead language; extinct language
  2. obsolete word; word that has become passé
[()·ぜん()·げん()·()]
shizengengo
noun, no adjective

English Meanings:

noun, no adjective
  1. natural language
[しゅ()·()]
shuwa
noun

English Meanings:

noun
  1. sign language
[()·()]
bogo
noun

English Meanings:

noun
  1. mother tongue; native language
  2. protolanguage; parent language
[よう()·ほう()]
youhou
noun

English Meanings:

noun
  1. directions; rules of use
[れん()·ぱつ()]
renpatsu
noun, suru verb

Alternate Written Forms:

[れん()··]
renpatsu

English Meanings:

noun, suru verb
  1. running continuously; firing in rapid succession
[こう()·ぜつ()]
kouzetsu
noun, no adjective

English Meanings:

noun, no adjective
  1. manner of speaking; way of speaking; intimation; lip service; words
[げん()·()]
genji
noun

English Meanings:

noun
  1. language; speech
[こと()··()]
kotonoha
noun

Alternate Written Forms:

[こと()··()]
kotonoe

English Meanings:

noun
  1. word
  2. waka (classic Japanese poem, esp. a tanka)
[もん()·ごん()]
mongon
noun

Alternate Written Forms:

[ぶん()·げん()]
bungen

English Meanings:

noun
  1. wording (esp. of written text)
  2. classical Chinese literary style; traditional written Chinese
[メタげん()·()]
metagengo
noun, no adjective

English Meanings:

noun, no adjective
  1. metalanguage
[()]
ji
noun

English Meanings:

noun
  1. address (e.g. opening or closing remarks); speech; words
  2. ci (Chinese literary form)
  3. ancillary word
[もく()·ひょう()·げん()·()]
mokuhyougengo
noun

English Meanings:

noun
  1. target language; object language
[()]
shi
noun

English Meanings:

noun
  1. words; writing; lyrics
  2. ci (form of Chinese poetry)
  3. independent word
[()]
ku
noun, suffix, counter

Alternate Written Forms:

[こう()]
kou

English Meanings:

noun
  1. mouth; speech
suffix, counter
  1. counter for people or implements (usu. こう)
[げん()·()·げん()·()]
genshigengo
noun

English Meanings:

noun
  1. source language

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