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言 means 'say; word'

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Strokes : 7    Radical number: 149    Frequency: 12   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Challenge set: 1    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 5    Beginner lesson: 6   Begins 298 words   Used in 1054 words   Used in 189 names   Component in 128 kanji (70 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ゲン   ゴン
Kun
   こと word, saying    to say
Name    とき
   (Chinese) 讠  
Learn about the radical that turns (192: to sell) into (189: to read) and that transforms (33: ten) into (105: plan).
⿳  ⿱   one   one  ⿱   one   one   mouth  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 言 is used 31 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 言 is used 964 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation).
ゲン : 480 words FIND ALL
noun
language  (linguistics terminology)
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ゴン : 53 words FIND ALL
noun
silence
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4
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こと : 115 words FIND ALL
noun
1. language; dialect  (see also: 言語)
2. word; words; phrase; term; expression; remark  (see also: 単語)
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5
1
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: 286 words FIND ALL
1. to say; to utter; to declare
2. to name; to call
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5
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こと (read as ごと) : 30 words FIND ALL
noun
soliloquy; monologue; speaking to oneself
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2
5
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Henshall: 118 (originally: 274)  Joy o' Kanji : 274  Key to Kanji: 290 

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ゲン   ゴン   say; word   こと word, saying   い to say   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
1
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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