Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
所謂 JLPT 3
Kana Reading
いわゆる
Romaji
iwayuru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    pre-noun adjectival (rentaishi)
    Meaning
    what is called; as it is called; the so-called; so to speak
    Example sentence
    いわゆる裏方仕事たくさんあります There's also a great deal of so called behind-the-scenes work.

Examples of 所謂, いわゆる in a sentence


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Kanji in this word

JLPT 4

8 strokes

place

On'Yomi: ショ

Kun'Yomi: ところ, -ところ, どころ, とこ

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16 strokes

reason, origin, history, oral tradition

On'Yomi:

Kun'Yomi: い.う, いい, おも.う, いわゆる

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