いうiuゆうyuu Inflection

godan ~う verb:

  • to say; to utter; to declare
  • to name; to call
  • to go (e.g. "the alarm went ping"); to make a noise 言う

もちろんmochiron冗談joudanto思ってomottekarehaあっそassoto流していましたnagashiteimashitaけどkedoかなりkanariiyaだったdattaそうsouですdesu。(ってゆうかtteyuuka冗談joudanでもdemoそんなsonnaことkoto言うiuna!) Of course he thought it was a joke and let it slide with a "hm?" but he was seriously annoyed. I mean, just don't say things like that even as a joke!

それでいてsoredeite自分jibunha船乗りfunanoridatoいうiu And he calls himself a sailor.

Kanji definition:

ゲンGENゴンGONi.uことkoto

say; word

Strokes:
7
Radical:
言訁 speech
SKIP:
2-1-6
UTF:
8a00
JIS208:
24-32
Nanori:
ときtoki
Hangul:
언 [eon]
Pinyin:
yán
Stroke order:
Example words:
言ういうiu
to say; to utter; to declare; / to name; to call; / to go (e.g. "the alarm went ping"); to make a noise
発言はつげんhatsugen
statement; remark; observation; utterance; speech; proposal
宣言せんげんsengen
declaration; proclamation; announcement
言葉ことばkotoba
language; dialect; / word; words; phrase; term; expression; remark; / speech; (manner of) speaking; / learning to speak; language acquisition
証言しょうげんshougen
testimony; (verbal) evidence

Partial results:

いうまでもないiumademonaiゆうまでもないyuumademonai Inflection

expression / adjective:

  • it goes without saying; there is no need to say so, but of course; it is needless to say; it need scarcely be said

言うまでもないiumademonaiことkotodagaローマROOMAha1日niしてshiteha成らずnarazu It goes without saying that Rome was not built in a day.

いうだけむだiudakemuda

expression:

  • would be a waste of words; would be a waste of breath; there's no point in saying
いうにことかいてiunikotokaite

expression:

  • that's not a nice thing to say; that's not a nice way of putting it; there was no need to say that
いうにことをかいてiunikotowokaite

expression:

いうなりiunari

noun:

いうことをきくiukotowokiku Inflection

expression / godan ~く verb:

そのsono少年shounenha両親ryoushinno言うことを聞くiukotowokiku The boy is obedient to his parents.

いうだけあってiudakeatte

expression:

  • just as one was told; like she (he) said
いうにおよばずiunioyobazu

expression:

  • needless to say
いうだけやぼiudakeyabo

expression:

  • it's tactless to state the obvious; that's best left unsaid
いうことなしiukotonashi

expression:

  • nothing one can say (e.g. about something perfect)
いうとおりiutoori

expression:

  • as (somebody) says - often as 〜が言う通りに〜 or 〜の言う通りに〜
いうはやすくおこなうはかたしiuhayasukuokonauhakatashi

expression:

  • easier said than done
いうことをきかないiukotowokikanai Inflection

expression / adjective:

いうにやおよぶiuniyaoyobu

expression:

  • it is needless to say - archaism
いうのをはばからないiunowohabakaranai

expression:

  • do not hesitate to say
いうところによればiutokoroniyoreba

expression:

いうところのiutokorono

expression:

  • what is called; as it is called; the so-called; known as; so to speak
いうにいわれぬiuniiwarenu

expression / noun or verb acting prenominally:

  • beyond expression; unspeakable; inexpressible; indescribable
いうまでもなくiumademonakuゆうまでもなくyuumademonaku

expression:

  • obviously; as we all know; needless to say; of course; it goes without saying
いうなればiunareba

expression:

  • so to speak
いうところによるとiutokoroniyoruto

expression:

  • according to what someone said; according to someone's story
いうもおろかiumooroka

expression:

  • to go without saying

© Based on JMdict, KANJIDIC2, and JMnedict, property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, used in conformance with the Group's licence. Example sentences from the Tatoeba project (CC BY 2.0). Kanji stroke order data from the KanjiVG project by Ulrich Apel (CC BY-SA 3.0). See comprehensive list of data sources for more info.

Search other dictionaries for 言う:
Yahoo!辞書 / goo辞書 / alc.co.jp / Weblio / Wiktionary