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らしい

  • rashii

Definition

auxiliary adjective

  • seeming ... (expresses judgment based on evidence, reason or trustworthy hearsay)
  • appearing ...

Definition

suffix, adjective (keiyoushi)

  • (after a noun, adverb or adjective stem) -ish
  • like a ...
  • typical of ...
  • appropriate for ...
  • becoming of ...
  • worthy of the name ...

Examples of らしい in a Sentence

Well, it seems he's paid off his debts, but how on Earth did he arrange that amount of money?
あの人たちは、またストやるんだろう」「どうもそうらしいね」
Will they go on strike again? "I'm afraid so."
バス遅れていたらしかった
It seemed that the bus had been late.
Something looking like a UFO made a sudden turn then disappeared into the distant sky.
These bus ladies seem to like to do so.
It's in the air that they may get married.
That company just put up a web page.
It seems that he believes what he said is right.
あの二人どうもできているらしい
They seem to be in love with each other.
It looks like they have made up again.

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