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語 means 'talk'

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Strokes : 14    Frequency: 129   JLPT: N5    Usefulness: 1    Study set: 1-4    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 3    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 91 words   Used in 1057 words   Used in 107 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ゴ
Kun
   かた to talk, relate   かたらう to talk together, chat
The right side is formed from . The mnemonic breaks this down further because this kanji is learned in the same time frame as the base components , and .
⿰   say; word  ⿱   five   mouth  
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 I; myself  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 語 is used 23 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 語 is used 1032 times, read 2 ways (with 3 variations).
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かた : 28 words FIND ALL
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'ru' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to talk about; to speak of; to tell; to narrate
2. to recite; to chant
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かた (read as がた) : 11 words FIND ALL
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'ru' godan verb, transitive verb
to tell; to indicate
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かた (read as かたり) : 2 words FIND ALL
noun
joruri reciter  (see also: 浄瑠璃)
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がたり: 25 words. FIND ALL
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tale; story; legend
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Henshall: 124 (originally: 112)  Joy o' Kanji : 112  Key to Kanji: 306 

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ゴ   かた to talk, relate   かたらう to talk together, chat   
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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   
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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ゴ   いつ-    いつ five   
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