Definition of 理由 (りゆう)

ゆう

理由

りゆう

riyuu

noun
reason, pretext, motive
Other readings:
理由【わけ】[1]
Notes:
  1. word containing irregular kana usage
Related Kanji
logic, arrangement, reason, justice, truth
wherefore, a reason
Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 263 results)

His reason for not going is still unclear

かのじょ
彼女
けっこん
結婚した
ゆう
理由
はな
話して
Tell me the reason why you married her

かのじょ
彼女
ゆう
理由
I don't know the reason why she isn't coming

It runs deeper than that

かい
会議
けっせき
欠席
ゆう
理由
せつめい
説明
How do you account for your absence from the meeting

かれ
彼ら
けっせき
欠席
ゆう
理由
おし
教えて
くだ
下さい
Tell me the reason why they are absent

かのじょ
彼女
おそ
遅く
ゆう
理由
せつめい
説明
She explained the reason why she was late

かれ
わた
にく
憎む
ゆう
理由
I began to understand the reason why he hated me

I fail to see the reason

I don't know the reason he is absent today

かのじょ
彼女
おこ
怒った
ゆう
理由
おし
教えて
くだ
下さい
Please tell me the reason why she got angry

わた
かれ
おく
遅れた
ゆう
理由
I don't know why he was late

Tell me the reason for your absence from school yesterday

かれ
びょうき
病気
ゆう
理由
じしょく
辞職
He resigned on the grounds that he was ill

Tell me why she is crying

かのじょ
彼女
さつ
自殺
ゆう
理由
The reason she killed herself is unknown

メアリー
まんぞく
満足
ゆう
理由
じゅうぶ
十分に
Mary had every reason to be satisfied

I am ignorant of the reason for their quarrel

There is a good argument for dismissing you

She didn't mention the reason for being late
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