Chinese edit

to lose; to miss; to fail
to speak; to say; talk
to speak; to say; talk; word
simp. and trad.

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Verb edit


  1. to say what should not be said; to make an improper remark; to put one's foot in one's mouth; to make a slip of the tongue

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Japanese edit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 4
Grade: 2

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ɕit͡sɨᵝɡẽ̞ɴ]

Noun edit

(しつ)(げん) (shitsugen

  1. slip of the tongue, gaffe

Verb edit

(しつ)(げん)する (shitsugen suruintransitive suru (stem (しつ)(げん) (shitsugen shi), past (しつ)(げん)した (shitsugen shita))

  1. say something inappropriate

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