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GO
言う, 云う, 謂う, いう, ゆう
Godan verb
1. to say, to utter, to declare
2. to name, to call
Only 言う
3. to go (e.g. "the alarm went ping"), to make a noise
この動物は日本語で何と言いますか。
言うまでもない, 言うまでも無い, 言う迄も無い, 言う迄もない, いうまでもない, ゆうまでもない
Expression
goes without saying, needless to say, obvious
言うまでもないことだがローマは1日にしては成らず。
という, と言う, とゆう
Expression, Usually in kana
1. called, named, that says, that
after a quantity
2. as many as, as much as
as ...という...
3. all ..., every single ...
&という記号は、andを指す。
こういう, こう言う, 斯ういう, 斯う言う, こうゆう
Pre-noun adjectival (rentaishi), Usually in kana
such, this sort of, like this
こういうチェックポイントを注意すると、いいですね。
どういう, どう言う, 如何いう, 如何言う
Pre-noun adjectival (rentaishi), See どんな・1, Usually in kana
somehow, how, in what way, why, what kind of
そういう, そう言う, 然ういう, 然う言う, 然うゆう, そうゆう
Pre-noun adjectival (rentaishi), Usually in kana
such, like that, that sort of, very
そういうことは口にするな。
というもの, と言うもの, という物, と言う
Expression, Usually in kana
something like ..., something called ...
これがいわゆる「天ぷら」というものです。
ということはない, と言うことはない
Expression, Usually in kana
it is not possible (to, that), there is no such thing as
アイディアが足りないということはない。
なんという, 何という, 何と言う, なんとゆう
Expression, Usually in kana
1. how (beautiful, etc.), what a ...
with neg. verb, esp. as 何ということもない
2. nothing worth mentioning, nothing special
3. of what name
あっという間, あっと言う, あっとゆう間, アッという間, アッと言う, アッとゆう間, あっというま, あっとゆうま, アッというま, アッとゆうま
Expression, See あっと言う間に
a blink of time, the time it takes to say "Ah!"
言う, もの言う, ものいう
Godan verb, Transitive
to talk, to carry meaning
物言えば唇寒し・馬鹿ほど言いたがる。
とも言う, ともいう
Expression
also called
悪く言う, わるくいう
Expression, Godan verb
to speak badly (of), to speak ill (of), to bad-mouth
俗に言う, ぞくにいう
Expression, Godan verb, See 所謂・いわゆる
to be commonly referred to as, as people say, as the saying is, they say
礼を言う, れいをいう
Expression, Godan verb
to thank
行ってじきじきに彼女に礼を言いなさい。
空で言う, そらで言う, そらでいう
Expression, Godan verb
to speak from memory
言う通り, 言うとおり, いう通り, いうとおり
Expression, often as 〜が言う通りに〜 or 〜の言う通りに〜
as (somebody) says
あなたの言う通りだと思うわ、ジェーン。
物を言う, ものを言う, ものをいう
Expression, Godan verb
1. to speak (of something)
2. to be effective, to be powerful, to mean everything
目が口よりものを言う時がある。
というと, と言う
Expression, Usually in kana
1. when it comes to ..., if one were to speak of ..., when one hears ...
Conjunction, sometimes in sentence-initial position
2. by ... you mean ..., when you say ... you mean that ..., so that means
indicates that what follows is inevitable
3. whenever ..., if it's ... then (without fail)
ダーウィンというと「種の起源」を連想する。
というか, と言う
Expression, Adverb, See ってゆうか, Usually in kana
or perhaps I should say, or more precisely, or, how should I put it, or rather
先輩は、嫌味なくらいの完璧超人でしたからね。だから逆にその「癖」は先輩の可愛げ・・・というか、チャームポイントでしたよ。
よく言う, 善く言う, 良く言う, よくいう
Godan verb
1. to say enough (as much as required), to say plenty
2. to say well, to say cleverly, to say elegantly
3. to say often, to say frequently
oft. as an admonition in the form of よく言うよ
4. to say without shame, to say impudently
っていう, って言う
Conjunction, See と言う・という・1, Colloquialism, Usually in kana
meaning, called, said
かく言う, かくいう
Expression
in this way, along these lines, similarly
言うなり, 言う成り, いうなり
See 言いなり・いいなり
doing as one is told, yes-man
世に言う, 世にいう, よにいう
Expression, Noun or verb acting prenominally
what is called, what they call, so-called
というのは, と言うのは
Expression, Conjunction, Usually in kana
1. because ..., for ..., the reason being ...
2. as for ..., when it comes to ..., regarding ..., how about ...
うぬぼれた人というのは自分たちは他人よりも優れているのは当然だと思っている。
寝言を言う, ねごとをいう
Expression, Godan verb
to talk in one's sleep
あなたゆうべ寝言を言っていたわよ。
意見を言う, いけんをいう
Expression, Godan verb
to state one's opinion
友達として私は意見を言った。
というのも, と言うのも
Expression, Usually in kana
because
というのも私たちはメアリーは外国に行っていると思っていたのだ。
というのに, と言うのに
Expression, Usually in kana
even though, despite, when
皆留守だというのに、不思議なことに家中の電灯がついていた。
言うなれば, いうなれば
Expression
so to speak
あの男は言うなれば大きくなった子供だ。
せよという, せよと言う
Expression, Godan verb, See しろと言う, Usually in kana
to advise strongly, to insist (on something)
しろという, しろと言う
Expression, Godan verb, Usually in kana
to advise strongly, to insist (on something)
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