せつsetsu

noun / suffix noun:

  • theory; doctrine

noun:

  • opinion; view
  • rumour; rumor; gossip; hearsay

あなたanatagaなんとnanto言おうioutowatashihaやはりyahariそのsonosetsuga正しいtadashiito思うomou For all you say, I still believe in the truth of the theory.

Kanji definition:

セツSETSUゼイZEIto.ku

opinion; theory; explanation; rumor

Strokes:
14
Radical:
言訁 speech
SKIP:
1-7-7
UTF:
8aac
JIS208:
32-66
Nanori:
さとしsatoshiときtoki
Hangul:
설 [seol]세 [se]열 [yeol]
Pinyin:
shuō / shuì / yuè
Stroke order:
Example words:
演説えんぜつenzetsu
speech; address
説明せつめいsetsumei
explanation; exposition
小説しょうせつshousetsu
novel; (short) story
解説かいせつkaisetsu
explanation; commentary; exposition; elucidation
説得せっとくsettoku
persuasion

Partial results:

せつめいsetsumei Inflection

noun / ~する noun / ~の noun:

  • explanation; exposition

watashini規則kisokuwo説明setsumeiしてshite下さいkudasai Please explain the rule to me.

せっとくsettoku Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • persuasion

watashiha彼女kanojoni気楽kirakuniするsuruようにyounito説得settokuしたshita I persuaded her to make herself comfortable.

とくtoku Inflection

godan ~く verb:

  • to explain; to advocate; to preach; to persuade

あるaruアメリカAMERIKAno科学者kagakushaウィリアムUIRIAMUキートンKIITONhaこのkononazowo説くtokuためにtameni非常にhijouni面白いomoshiroi実験jikkenwoしましたshimashita One American scientist, William Keeton, used a very interesting experiment to solve this mystery.

せっきょうsekkyou Inflection

noun / ~する noun / ~の noun:

  • propounding; preaching; sermonizing

noun / ~する noun:

  • remonstration; scolding; lecturing

彼女kanojoni説教sekkyouしてshitemo無駄mudaであるdearu There is no use talking to her.

せっとくりょくsettokuryoku

noun:

  • persuasiveness; powers of persuasion; cogency

彼のkareno説明setsumeiha説得力settokuryokuni欠けているkaketeiru His explanation is unconvincing.

せつめいしょsetsumeisho

noun:

  • (printed) instructions; manual; explanatory leaflet (pamphlet, note); description

そのsono説明書setsumeishono意味imigaさっぱりsappari分かりませんwakarimasen I can't make head or tail of those directions.

せっぽうseppou Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • lecture; sermon; preaching; moralizing; moralising - Buddhism term
せつめいぶんsetsumeibun

noun:

  • explanatory note
せっきょうsekkyou Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • lecture on the sutras - Buddhism term
せつわsetsuwa Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • tale; narrative
せっとくじょうずsettokujouzu Inflection

noun / adjectival noun:

  • persuasiveness; skilled in the art of persuasion - four character idiom
ときあかしtokiakashi Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

せつわぶんがくsetsuwabungaku

noun:

  • legendary literature; narrative literature - four character idiom
せつじsetsuji Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • instructions; explanation
ときおよぶtokioyobu Inflection

godan ~ぶ verb / intransitive verb:

  • to mention; to refer to; to touch upon
せつめいてきかがくsetsumeitekikagaku

noun:

ときわけるtokiwakeru Inflection

ichidan verb / transitive:

  • to explain carefully or by making distinctions
ときつけるtokitsukeru Inflection

ichidan verb / transitive:

  • to persuade
せつめいてきsetsumeiteki Inflection

adjectival noun:

  • explanatory; expository; elucidatory
ときおこすtokiokosu Inflection

godan ~す verb / intransitive verb:

  • to begin an explanation (argument, story, etc.)
せっきょうしゃsekkyousha

noun:

  • preacher
ときすすめるtokisusumeru Inflection

ichidan verb / transitive:

  • to persuade
せつめいかいsetsumeikai

noun:

  • information session; briefing; explanatory meeting
ときいだすtokiidasu Inflection

godan ~す verb / intransitive verb:

  • to begin to speak; to begin to explain
ときふせるtokifuseru Inflection

ichidan verb / transitive:

  • to confute; to argue down; to persuade; to convince; to prevail on

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