Definition of 所謂 (いわゆる)

所謂

いわゆる

iwayuru

pre-noun adjectival
what is called, as it is called, the so-called, so to speak(usually kana)
Related Kanji
place, extent
reason, origin, history, oral tradition
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There's also a great deal of so called behind-the-scenes work

かれ
彼の
けんきゅ
研究
じつ
事実
His study is based on what is called fact

He is what we call a walking dictionary

Jim is what is called an absent-minded student

かのじょ
彼女
がくしゃ
学者
馬鹿
She is what is called a learned fool

かれ
きょうよ
教養
ひと
He is what is called a man of culture

かれ
ある
歩く
ひゃっかてん
百科事典
He is what is called a walking encyclopedia

くに
おくもの
贈り物
ほか
他の
くに
ぞうわい
贈賄
This is what is called a 'present' in some countries and 'bribery' in others

The scholar regards so-called compulsory education as useless

He is what you call a fine gentleman

かのじょ
彼女
きょうよ
教養
じょせい
女性
She is what is called a woman of culture

In California are the famous big trees, or "forest kings" as they are called

He was a so-called aristocrat by birth

かれ
こうどう
行動
He is what is called a man of action

He regards so-called compulsory education as useless

かれ
むきょういく
義務教育
もの
He regards so-called compulsory education as useless

じんじゃ
神社
?」「
かる
軽く
てい
程度
しんこう
信仰
たいしょ
対象
そんざい
存在
しんかく
神格
まつ
祭る
れいはい
礼拝
せつ
施設
"By the way, do you know what a Shinto shrine is?" "I've a little bit of knowledge on the subject. It's a religious facility where that which is the object of worship, that called the genius loci, is enshrined.

かれ
りき
自力
しゅっしょう
出生
ひと
He is what is called a self-made man

He is what we call a scholar

かれ
おんがく
音楽
てき
てんさい
天才
He is what we call a musical genius
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