JLPT N3 Vocabulary

Definition:

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

JLPT N3 vocabulary list

Learn Japanese vocabulary: 【いわゆる】(iwayuru). Meaning: what is called; as it is called; the so-called; so to speak​.

Type: Pre-noun adjectival

Level: JLPT N3 Vocabulary

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Example #1

かのじょはいわゆるてんさいだ。
kanojo wa iwayuru tensai da.
She is what is called a genius.
Example #2

かれはいわゆるいきるじしょだ。
kare wa iwayuru ikiru jisho da.
He is what is called a living dictionary.
Example #3

それはいわゆる「おとしとしだま」でした。
sore wa iwayuru「otoshidama」deshita.
That was what we call "otoshidama".
Example #4

これがいわゆるエスニックりょうりというものですか。
kore ga iwayuru esunikku ryouri toiu mono desuka.
Is this the so called ethnic food?
Example #5

かのじょはいわゆるジャンクフードをたべる。
kanojo wa iwayuru janku fuudo o taberu.
She eats so-called junk food.

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