JLPT N2 Grammar (iwayuru)

Meaning

what is called; as it is called; the so-called; so to speak​

How to use

いわゆるNoun
iwayuru いわゆる jlpt n2 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (iwayuru). Meaning: what is called; as it is called; the so-called; so to speak​.

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Example #1

かれはいわゆるごがくのてんさいだ。
kare wa iwayuru gogaku no tensai da.
He is what is called a genius in language.
Example #2

かのじょはいわゆるほんのむしです。
kanojo wa iwayuru hon no mushi desu.
She is what we call a bookworm.
Example #3

かのじょはいわゆる「やりて」だ。
kanojo wa iwayuru 「yarite」da.
She is what we call a“go‐getter."
Example #4

かれはなんでもしっているから、いわゆるいきるじしょだ。
kare wa nan demo shitte iru kara, iwayuru ikiru jisho da.
He knows everything, like a living dictionary.
Example #5

かのじょのかんがえは、いわゆるしんぽてきなものでした。
kanojo no kangae wa, iwayuru shinpoteki na mono deshita.
Her ideas were progressive, so to speak.
Example #6

あにはいわゆるポップミュージックにきょうみがあります。
ani wa iwayuru poppu myuujikku ni kyoumi ga arimasu.
My brother is interested in what you call pop music.
Example #7

わたしのすきなたべものはピザ、ハンバーガーで、いわゆるアメリカンフードだいすきです。
watashi no suki na tabemono wa piza, hanbaagaa de, iwayuru american fuudo daisuki desu.
Food I like includes pizza and hamburgers, I love so-called American food.
Example #8

かれはジャズのことならなんでもしっている、いわゆるジャズつうである。
kare wa jazu no koto nara nan demo shitteiru, iwayuru jazutsuu de aru.
He knows everything about jazz, as he is a connoisseur of jazz so to speak.

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