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How to say A Sentence In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
文章ぶんしょう
Pronunciation: bunshou
How to Say It Outloud: boon-sho
Usage: Use when referring to a sentence, typically in written contexts.
Example Sentence Japanese:この文章は簡単です。
Example Sentence English:This sentence is simple.
HiraganaKatakana
せんてんすセンテンス
Pronunciation: sentensu
How to Say It Outloud: sen-ten-su
Usage: Directly borrowed from English, used less frequently but understood in contexts discussing language learning.
Example Sentence Japanese:そのセンテンスを覚えましょう。
Example Sentence English:Let's memorize that sentence.

Dictionary

一文いちぶん
Noun
  • a sentence; one sentence
Noun
  • (short) piece of writing
ががCommon word
Particle
  • indicates the subject of a sentence
Particle
  • indicates possession
Conjunction
Particle
  • but; however; (and) yet; though; although; while
Particle
  • and
Particle
  • used after an introductory remark or explanation
Particle
  • regardless of ...; whether ... (or not); no matter ...
Particle
  • indicates a desire or hope
Particle
  • softens a statement
Particle
  • indicates doubt
Particle
  • indicates scorn
文頭ぶんとう
Noun
  • start of a sentence, phrase, etc.
倒置法とうちほう
Noun
  • inversion of the word order in a sentence; anastrophe
語尾ごび
Noun
  • (inflectional) ending of a word
Noun
  • end of a sentence
下すくだすCommon word
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to make a decision; to draw a conclusion
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to give a judgement; to hand down a verdict; to pass a sentence; to give an order
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to let go down; to lower
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to do oneself; to do by oneself
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to beat; to defeat
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to have loose bowels; to have diarrhea
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to pass (in stool); to discharge from the body
Suffix
Godan verb with 'su' ending
  • to do in one go; to do to the end without stopping
減刑げんけい
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • reduction of penalty; commutation of a sentence
此れこれCommon wordjlpt-n1jlpt-n5
Pronoun
  • this; this one
Pronoun
  • this person
Pronoun
  • now; this point (in time)
Pronoun
  • here
Adverb (fukushi)
  • used to stress the subject of a sentence
Pronoun
  • I; me
文意ぶんい
Noun
  • meaning of a sentence
文末ぶんまつ
Noun
  • end of a sentence
行刑ぎょうけい
Noun
  • execution of a sentence (esp. imprisonment)
文尾ぶんび
Noun
  • end of a sentence; sentence final
名詞止めめいしどめ
Noun
  • ending a sentence with a noun
服罪ふくざい
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • penal servitude; submitting to a sentence; pleading guilty
Noun
Suru verb
  • undetected crime
体言止めたいげんどめ
Noun
  • ending a sentence or poem with a noun or noun phrase
句を切るくをきる
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
  • to punctuate a sentence
文を組み立てるぶんをくみたてる
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Ichidan verb
  • to construct a sentence
言い掛けて止めるいいかけてやめる
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Ichidan verb
  • to stop in the middle of a sentence
処断しょだん
Noun
Suru verb
  • judgement; judgment
Noun
Suru verb
  • carrying out a sentence (e.g. execution)
発語はつご
Noun
Suru verb
  • speech; utterance; starting to speak
Noun
  • word used to start a sentence

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