JLPT N5 Vocabulary

Definition:

to say; to call

JLPT N5 vocabulary list

Learn Japanese vocabulary: 【いう】(iu). Meaning: to say; to call.

Type: Verb, Godan verb

Level: JLPT N5 Vocabulary

- Example Sentences

Each example sentence includes a Japanese furigana reading, the romaji reading, and the English translation.

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Example #1

このどうぶつはにほんごでなんといいますか?
kono doubutsu wa nihongo de nan to iimasu ka?
What do you call this animal in Japanese?
Example #2

めうえのひとにそんないいかたをしないほうがいい。
meue no hito ni sonna iikata o shinai houga ii.
You had better not say that to your superiors.
Example #3

りょうしゅうしょがいるときにかかりにいってください。
ryoushuusho ga iru toki ni kakari ni itte kudasai.
Please tell the staff when you need a receipt.
Example #4

ねるまえに、『おやすみなさい』といいます。
neru mae ni,『oyasumi nasai』to ii masu.
Say "Good night" before you go to bed.

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