Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 16 strokes
Jinmeiyou Kanji (used in names)

Search words that:
- start with 謂
- end with 謂
- contain 謂
reason, origin, history, oral tradition
KUN:
  • い.う
    i.u
  • いい
    ii
  • おも.う
    omo.u
  • いわゆる
    iwayuru
ON:
  • i
Written with 16 strokes
Jinmeiyou Kanji (used in names)
Radicals:
Example words(showing 10 results)

Godan-u verb
1.
to say, to utter, to declare
2.
to name, to call
3.
to go (e.g. "the alarm went ping"), to make a noise(only relevant for 言う)
All readings:
言う【いう】
言う【ゆう】
云う【いう】
云う【ゆう】
謂う【いう】
謂う【ゆう】

adverb
so to speak, so to call it, as it were(usually kana)
All readings:
いわば《言わば》
いわば《謂わば》

pre-noun adjectival
what is called, as it is called, the so-called, so to speak(usually kana)

あやらたこれやま
ayamachitearatamezarukorewoayamachitoiu
expression
to err and not change one's ways, this is what it is to err(proverb)(from the Analects of Confucius)
All readings:
過ちて改めざるこれを過ちという【あやまちてあらためざるこれをあやまちという】
過ちて改めざる是を過ちという【あやまちてあらためざるこれをあやまちという】
過ちて改めざる是を過ちと謂う【あやまちてあらためざるこれをあやまちという】

noun
what was said, what it means, origin of a story (or tradition, etc.)(usually kana)(usu. as 〜のいい)

expression
what is called, as it is called, the so-called, known as, so to speak
All readings:
言うところの【いうところの】
言う所の【いうところの】
謂う所の【いうところの】

noun
1.
reason, cause
2.
history, origin
Other readings:
謂われ【いわれ】

adjective
unjustified, unwarranted, unfounded, baseless, groundless(usually kana)
Other readings:
いわれない《謂れない》

expression, adjective
unjustified, unwarranted, unfounded, baseless, groundless
See also:謂れ無い
Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 75 results)

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

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

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