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自称, じしょう

  • jishō

Definition

noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru, nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'

  • self-styled
  • would-be
  • calling oneself

Examples of 自称,じしょう in a Sentence

He claimed to be an expert in finance.
それらまもなく幾人測量士自称する変な服装した人たち集落やってきて祖母小屋測っていきました
Pretty soon along came to the village some strangely dressed people who called themselves surveyors; and they surveyed a line in front of my grandmother's little house.
Do you think real neurotics really go and call themselves such?

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