道理で

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
どう
Grade: 2

Grade: 2
on'yomi

Adverb[edit]

道理で (hiragana どうりで, romaji dōri de)

  1. no wonder, it stands to reason
    • 1906, Natsume Sōseki, Botchan:
      道理 (どうり)切符 (きっぷ) (やす)いと (おも)った。たった三銭 (さんせん)である。
      Dōri de kippu ga yasui to omotta. tatta san sen de aru.
      No wonder the fare was cheap; it cost only three sen.