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[もの()·がたり()]
monogatari
noun, suru verb, no adjective

English Meaning(s) for 物語

noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. tale; story; legend

Definition and Synonyms for 物語

Yarn the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events
Synonyms: 物語, , , 語り, 語る, 説話
Legend a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events
Synonyms: レジェンド, 伝え, 伝える, 伝承, 伝え話, 伝説, 先祖伝承, 口碑, 古事, 古伝, 奇譚, 故事, 昔話, 民間伝承, 物語, 物語る, 神話, 言伝, 言い伝え, 言い伝える
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
Story a piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events
Synonyms: 物語, 物語る
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
History the aggregate of past events
Synonyms: ヒストリ, ストーリー, 前歴, , , 因縁, 履歴, 成り立ち, 成り立つ, 故事, 来歴, 来由, 歴史, 沿革, 物語, 由来, 由緒, 由縁, 病歴, 素性, 経緯, 謂れ, 謂れ因縁, 過去
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 物語

thing; object; matter Kanji Details »
word; speech; language Kanji Details »

Categories 物語 is a member of

Fiction a literary work based on the imagination and not necessarily on fact
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Story a piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events
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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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Account the act of informing by verbal report
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Past the time that has elapsed
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Sample Sentences for 物語

The story of his brave struggle affected us deeply.
Kamui no Ken was a sort of samurai/ninja story set during the transition of the fall of the Tokugawa Shogunate and the re-establishment of Japan under the Emperor Meiji in 1868.
The story has come down through many years.
A love story that unfolds between an unlikely pair, a public prosecutor from a good family and a modern high school girl.
He told me a sad story.

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