いいii

noun:

  • what was said; what it means; origin of a story (or tradition, etc.) - usu. as 〜のいい

このkono天地tenchinomanihanatokoroii哲学tetsugakuno思いomoimo及ばoyobanu大事daijigaあるaruわいwai There are more things in Heaven and Earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.

Kanji definition:

Ii.uいいiiおもomo.uいわゆるiwayuru

reason; origin; history; oral tradition

Strokes:
16
Radical:
言訁 speech
SKIP:
1-7-9
UTF:
8b02
JIS208:
16-66
Hangul:
위 [wi]
Pinyin:
wèi
Stroke order:
Example words:
謂ういうiu
to say; to utter; to declare; / to name; to call; / to go (e.g. "the alarm went ping"); to make a noise
謂れいわれiware
reason; cause; / history; origin
謂う所のいうところのiutokorono
what is called; as it is called; the so-called; known as; so to speak
過ちて改めざる是を過ちと謂うあやまちてあらためざるこれをあやまちというayamachitearatamezarukorewoayamachitoiu
to err and not change one's ways, this is what it is to err (from Analects of Confucius)
謂れ因縁いわれいんねんiwareinnen
origin; history

Partial results:

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.

いわばiwaba

adverb:

  • so to speak; so to call it; as it were

そのsono画家gakahaいわばiwaba永遠のeienno少年shounenda The artist is eternally a boy.

いわれいんねんiwareinnen

noun:

  • origin; history
いうところのiutokorono

expression:

  • what is called; as it is called; the so-called; known as; so to speak
いわれiware

noun:

  • reason; cause
  • history; origin

このkonokatanaha不思議なfushiginaいわれiwaregaあるaru This sword has a strange history.

いわれないiwarenai Inflection

adjective:

  • unjustified; unwarranted; unfounded; baseless; groundless
いわれのないiwarenonai Inflection

expression / adjective:

  • unjustified; unwarranted; unfounded; baseless; groundless 謂れ無い

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