所謂

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Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

所謂

  1. so-called
  2. (literary) what is known as

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 3 Jinmeiyō

Etymology[edit]

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

Adnominal[edit]

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

  1. that which is said; so-called