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と言うと
Readings
というと
toiuto
English
Expression
Usually written using kana alone
when it comes to ..., if one were to speak of ..., when one hears ...

Expression
Conjunction
Usually written using kana alone
sometimes in sentence-initial position
by ... you mean ..., when you say ... you mean that ..., so that means

Expression
Usually written using kana alone
indicates that what follows is inevitable
whenever ..., if it's ... then (without fail)

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Grammar
と言うと: when you talk of, speaking of, when you say
といえば/というと/といったら
Kanjis
ON: ゲン, ゴン KUN: い.う, こと
say, word

Stroke: 7 Grade: 2 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 2-1-6 FC: 0060.0


Phrases
ダーウィンというと「種の起源」を連想する。
Parts: と言うと (というと) (しゅ) 起源 (きげん) 連想 (れんそう)
We associate the name of Darwin with The Origin of Species.

住宅事情はと言うと、日本はとても貧しい状態だ。
Parts: 住宅 (じゅうたく) 事情 (じじょう) と言うと (というと) 日本 (にほん) 迚も (とても) 貧しい (まずしい) 状態 (じょうたい)
As far housing goes, it is very poor in Japan.