JLPT N3 Grammar (to iu to)


speaking of; when you talk of; when you say ~

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to iu to と言うと というと jlpt n3 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: 【というと】(to iu to). Meaning: speaking of; when you talk of; when you say ~.

Both the hiragana and kanji versions are commonly used.

This may also be used as .

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Example #1

sakura to iu to, hanami da.
Speaking of cherry blossoms, flower viewing comes to mind.
Example #2

ninki no aru anime to iu to, wanpiisu da.
Speaking of popular anime, One Piece comes to mind.
Example #3

nihon ryouri to iu to, sushi ga ichiban yuumei da.
Speaking of Japanese food, sushi is the most popular.
Example #4

dochiraka to iu to hima desu.
If anything, I'm bored.
Example #5

detoroito shi to iu to, donna imeeji o shimasuka?
When you think of Detroit city, what image do you have?
Example #6

nihon no tokai to iu to, toukyo to oosaka deshou.
Speaking of Japan's big cities, Tokyo and Osaka come to mind.
Example #7

nihon to iu to, oishii mono no tengoku da.
Speaking of Japan, it's a delicious food paradise!
Example #8

kaigai de ninki no aru anime to iu to doragon booru deshou!
When thinking of anime that is popular abroad, surely Dragon Ball comes to mind!

Vocabulary List

海外かいがいabroad; overseas
都会とかいcity (big city)
デトロイトでとろいとDetroit (city in Michigan, USA)

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