お喋り

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  • おしゃべり oshaberi

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  • usually written using kana alonenounnoun or participle taking the aux. verb する
    chattering, talk, idle talk, chat, chitchat, gossip
    • usually written using kana aloneな adjectivenoun
      chatty, talkative, chatterbox, blabbermouth

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      • 12 strokes

        talk, chat, chatter

      Adjective declension

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      Plain
      Presentお喋りだ - おしゃべりだ (oshaberida) 
      Negativeお喋りじゃない - おしゃべりじゃない (oshaberijanai) 
      Pastお喋りだった - おしゃべりだった (oshaberidatta) 
      Past negativeお喋りじゃなかった - おしゃべりじゃなかった (oshaberijanakatta) 
      Te formお喋りで - おしゃべりで (oshaberide) 
      Adverbialお喋りに - おしゃべりに (oshaberini) 
      Polite
      Presentお喋りです - おしゃべりです (oshaberidesu) 
      Negativeお喋りではありません - おしゃべりではありません (oshaberidehaarimasen) 
      Pastお喋りでした - おしゃべりでした (oshaberideshita) 
      Past negativeお喋りではありませんでした - おしゃべりではありませんでした (oshaberidehaarimasendeshita) 

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      • Japanese sentence

        彼らは天気についておしゃべりした。 

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        English translation

        They chatted about the weather.