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言わば謂わば
Readings
いわば
iwaba
Meanings
Adverb (fukushi)
so to speak, so to call it, as it werepour diresozusagen, mit einem Wort, um es kurz zu sagen, gewissermaßen

Kanji
ON: ゲン, ゴンKUN: い.う, こと
say

ON: KUN: い.う, いい, おも.う, いわゆる
reason, origin, history, oral tradition

Example sentences
その画家は、いわば永遠の少年だ。Parts: 其の (その), 画家 (がか), 言わば (いわば), 永遠 (えいえん), 少年 (しょうねん)The artist is eternally a boy.

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