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語る, かたる
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to talk about, to speak of, to tell, to narrate
2. to recite, to chant
3. to indicate, to show
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語る, ものがたる
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to tell (a story), to give an account of (an event, experience, etc.), to relate, to recount
2. to tell of, to show, to indicate, to prove, to attest to
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偽り語る, いつわりかたる
Godan verb
to speak falsely
夢を語る, ゆめをかたる
Expression, Godan verb
to talk of one's dreams (esp. unrealistic, far-fetched ones), to dream out loud
真実を語る, しんじつをかたる
Expression, Godan verb
to speak the truth
異言を語る, いげんをかたる
Expression, Godan verb
to speak in tongues
語るに足る, かたるにたる
Expression, Godan verb
to be worth telling, to be worth confiding in
語るに落ちる, かたるにおちる
Expression, Ichidan verb, See 問うに落ちず語るに落ちる
to let slip a secret, to let the cat out of the bag
如実に物語る, にょじつにものがたる
Expression, Godan verb
to give a true account, to give a graphic account
経験者は語る, けいけんしゃはかたる
take it from me, trust me, I'm talking from experience, word to the wise
聞くも涙語るも涙, 聞くも涙、語るも涙, きくもなみだかたるもなみだ
Expression, May take 'no'
(a story) so sad that both the speaker and the listener shed tears
問うに落ちず語るに落ちる, とうにおちずかたるにおちる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to keep a secret when asked about it, but let it slip inadvertently when chatting on another occasion
井蛙は以って海を語る可からず, せいあはもってうみをかたるべからず
Expression, See 井の中の蛙大海を知らず・いのなかのかわずたいかいをしらず, See 井蛙・せいあ, Proverb
a narrow-minded person cannot understand the ways of the world, a frog in the well cannot understand the ocean even if it is explained to it