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という, と言う, とゆう
Expression, Usually in kana
1. called, named, that says
after a quantity
2. as many as, as much as
as ...という...
3. all ..., every single ...
See more > common
というもの, と言うもの, という, と言う物
Expression, Usually in kana
something like ..., something called ...
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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
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というのも, と言うのも
Expression, Usually in kana
という, と言うと
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)
というところ, という, と言うところ, と言う所, とゆう所, とゆうところ
Expression, Usually in kana
1. the point of ..., the place where ..., the part where ..., a position described as ...
2. a place called ..., places known as ...
at sentence end
3. I would say ..., ... is how I'd put it, I suppose that ..., it's the case that ..., the situation is that ...
4. at the most, no more than
という, と言うか
Expression, Conjunction, Usually in kana
or rather (say), or better (say), or perhaps I should say, or, how should I put it, I mean
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 ...
というわけだ, という訳だ, と言う訳だ
Expression, Usually in kana
this is why, this means, it is the case that
というのに, と言うのに
Expression, Usually in kana
even though, despite, when
というより, と言うより
Expression, Usually in kana
rather than
ということは, と言うことは, と言う事は
Expression, Adverb, Usually in kana
that is to say, so that means
ということだ, と言うことだ
Expression, Usually in kana, indicates hearsay
1. I've heard that ..., rumour has it that ...
expresses conjecture about another person's feelings or mindset
2. it appears as if ...
というものは, と言うものは, と言う物は
Expression, Adverb, See と言うことは, Usually in kana
that is to say, so that means
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
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あっという, あっと言う間, あっとゆう間, アッという, アッと言う間, アッとゆう間, あっという, あっとゆうま, アッという, 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!"
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どちらかという, どちらかと言うと
Expression, Usually in kana
if anything, if pushed I'd say, if I had to say
あっという間に, あっと言う間に, あっとゆう間に, アッという間に, アッと言う間に, アッとゆう間に, あっというまに, あっとゆうまに, アッというまに, アッとゆうまに
Expression, Adverb
just like that, in the twinkling of an eye, in the blink of an eye, in the time it takes to say "ah!"
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いざという, いざと言う時, いざというとき
Expression, Adverb, See いざ
at the critical moment, when the time comes, when it's most important, when necessary, in an emergency, when push comes to shove
太い腕, ふという
big arm, brawny arm
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)
これという, これと言う
Expression, Pre-noun adjectival (rentaishi), Usually in kana, usu. with neg. sentence
(any) particular, special, particularly noteworthy, worth mentioning
特牛, こという, こという, こってい, こっていうし, こってうし, こっとい, ことい, こといのうし
strong bull
というほど, 嫌という, 否という, 否というほど, いやというほど
Expression, Adverb
1. (more than) enough, too much
2. bitterly, extremely, keenly
がつんと言う, がつんという
Expression, Godan verb
to tell a person (something) emphatically, to let a person have it
なんという, 何と言うか, なんと言うか
Expression, Usually in kana
how should I put it?, what shall I say?, well, you know, like
なぜかという, なぜかと言うと, 何故かと言うと
Expression, Usually in kana
because, the reason why is
ぎゃふんと言う, ぎゃふんという
Expression, Godan verb
to be beaten hollow, to be argued into silence
何かと言うと, 何かという, なにかという
on the least pretext, at the drop of a hat
どうかと言うと, 如何かと言うと, どうかという
if you ask me ..., as for ...
今日という今日, きょうというきょう
this very day, today is the day (that ...), today for sure
からというもの, からと言うもの, からという, からと言う物
Expression, Usually in kana, following te-form of verb, noun, etc.
after, since