いわゆる

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

/ihayuru/: [ipayuru] → [iɸayuru] → [iwayuru]. The irrealis of 言う (iu, see) iwa + [grammatical suffix] in attributive form.

Adnominal[edit]

いわゆる (romaji iwayuru, historical hiragana いはゆる)

  1. 所謂: that which is said; so-called