うわさをすれば

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From (うわさ, uwasa, "gossip") + ("o") + すれば (sureba), the hypothetical conditional of する (suru, "to do, to make"). Literally meaning "if you make gossip...". A shortening of the form 噂をすれば影がさす.

Proverb[edit]

うわさをすれば (romaji uwasa o sureba)

  1. 噂をすれば: Abbreviation of 噂をすれば影がさす. speak of the devil