JLPT N2 Grammar (kara iu to)

Meaning

in terms of; from the point of view of

How to use

Nounから言うと
から言えば
から言って

Learn Japanese grammar: 【からいうと】(kara iu to). Meaning: in terms of; from the point of view of.

This can also be used as:

  • から言えば (kara ieba)
  • から言って (kara itte)
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Example #1

ぼくのせいせきからいえば、こくりつだいがくはむりだとおもう。
boku no seiseki kara ieba, kokuritsu daigaku wa muri da to omou.
With these grades, I don’t think I'm going to be able to get into a national university
Example #2

のうりょくからいって、かれがこのしごとにいちばんてきせつだとおもいます。
nouryoku kara itte, kare ga kono shigoto ni ichiban tekisetsu da to omoimasu.
In terms of ability, I think he’s the best candidate for the job.
Example #3

げんじょうからいって、ただちにそのけいかくをじっこうするのはむりだ。
genjou kara itte, tadachi ni sono keikaku o jikkou suru nowa muri da.
With our current condition, it would be impossible for us to execute the plan right away.
Example #4

このさくぶんは、にほんごりょくからいえばまだまだが、ないようはいい。
kono sakubun wa, nihongo nouryoku kara ieba, mada mada daga, naiyou wa ii.
This essay is not great in terms of Japanese ability, but the content itself is good.
Example #5

ぼくのけいけんからいうと、りゅうがくをするまえにきほんてきなぶんぽうやたんごはふくしゅうしておいたほうがいい。
boku no keiken kara iu to, ryuugaku o suru mae ni kihonteki na bunpou ya tango wa fukushuu shite oita hou ga ii.
From my experience, before studying abroad it's best to review fundamental grammar and vocabulary.
Example #6

きゃくのたちばからいうと、このみせはいりぐちがせまくてはいりにくい。しかし、みせのがわからいえばかんりやすい。
kyaku no tachiba kara iu to, kono mise wa iriguchi ga semakute hairi nikui. Shikashi, mise no gawa kara ieba kanri yasui.
From the perspective of the customer, this shop's entrance is narrow and hard to enter. However, from the perspective of the shop it is easy to manage.
Example #7

かのじょのせいかくからいうと、むだんでけっせきするはずがないですが。なにかあったのだろうか。
kanojo no seikaku kara iu to, mudan de kesseki suru hazu ga nai desuga. nani ka atta no darou ka.
Judging from her character, there's no way she would be absent without notice. Surely something must have happened..

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