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To State, To Explain
transitive verb, ichidan verb
Because the hiragana ends with an う sound, you know this word is a verb. The kanji itself means mention so the verb vocab version is to mention.
I have to mention this thing... "NO," (の) you quickly respond. I don't want you mentioning that here and now.
I don’t feel like explaining to my boss that I have a completely different opinion than he has.