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What is the difference between 単語 and 語彙? I know that they can both be used as "vocabulary", but i don't understand in what kind of situation to use each of them to mean that. Examples would be much appreciated!
Apr 28, 2016 7:23 AM
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It's very simple. Basically both words are different. "単語" means "word", and "語彙" means "vocabulary". For example, you could use those 2 words like the following sentences. この単語(たんご)の意味(いみ)は何(なに or なん)ですか? =What does this word mean? 英語(えいご)を勉強(べんきょう)して5年(ごねん)になりますが、まだ語彙力(ごいりょく)に(or が)乏(とぼ)しいです。 =I have been studying English for 5 years now, but I still have a weak vocabulary.
April 29, 2016
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