Definition of 一言

ひとことhitokotoいちげんichigenいちごんichigonひとことhitokoto Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • single word; a few words; brief comment

Example Sentences

As the lesson comes to an end, even if the teacher doesn't say a word of "be quiet", "sit down!," the children naturally return to their seats and quieten down.
If you sum up feminist counselling in a few words, I suppose it would be counselling done from a woman's standpoint.
Use a brief expression of condolence, such as: "On this sad occasion we grieve with you".
My father didn't say a word during dinner.
Taken by surprise, I could not speak a word.

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