所謂, いわゆる

  • iwayuru
JLPT 3

Definition of 所謂,いわゆる

pre-noun adjectival (rentaishi)

  • what is called
  • as it is called
  • the so-called
  • so to speak

Related Kanji

place
reason, origin, history, oral tradition

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Examples of 所謂,いわゆる in a Sentence

これがいわゆる天ぷらというものです
This is what we call "tempura".
いわゆる優等生
He is what we call an honour student.
ジムは、いわゆるぼんやりした学生
Jim is what is called an absent-minded student.
これが、いわゆるノルマン征服である
This is what is called the Norman Conquest.
いわゆる本の虫
He is what is called a bookworm.
いわゆる歩く百科事典
He is what is called a walking encyclopedia.
それはいわゆるお年玉でした
That's what we call an "otoshidama".
As children are known to emulate the values of adults, it is often pointed out such "education mamas" instill a warped sense of values in their children.
いわゆる文化人である
He is what we call a man of culture.
He is not what is called a genius. Rather, he is a hard worker.

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