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Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
to talk, to speak, to converse, to chatdiscuter, parler

to tell, to explain, to narrate, to mention, to describe, to discuss
to speak (a language)говорить, рассказыватьsagen, sprechen, reden, erzählen, äußern, sich unterhalten, plaudern, beschreiben, schildern, berichten
ON: KUN: はな.す, はなし
tale, talk

ON: トツKUN: はなし, しか.る
pshaw, god forbid

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
英語はカナダで話されている。Parts: 英語 (えいご), 加奈陀 (カナダ), 話す (はなす)
ジョンはお客さんと電話で話した。Parts: お客さん (おきゃくさん), 電話 (でんわ), 話す (はなす)John talked with his customer on the phone.

あなたの趣味について話してください。Parts: 貴方 (あなた), 趣味 (しゅみ), に就いて (について), 話す (はなす), 下さい (ください)Please tell me about your hobbies.
Bitte erzähl mir etwas über deine Hobbys.

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