Japanese といわれている grammar toiwareteiru

Japanese といわれている grammar toiwareteiru
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Let’s learn Japanese といわれている grammar toiwareteiru:

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Meaning and how to use :

This structure is used to talk about rumors and public opinion. It usually means: “It is said that…”


Anohito ha sekai de ichiban atama ga ii hito to iwareteiru.
That person is said to be the smartest person in the world.

Konochihou ha jisatsu shita hito ga kazoerarenai hodo ooi to iwareteiru.
It is said that there is an innumerable number of people committing suicide in this area.

Ano sakka no shousetsu ha totemo omoshiroi to iwareteiru.
That writer’s novel is said to be very interesting.

Kono uwasa ha hontou da to iwareteiru.
It is said that this rumor is true.

Pikaso no e ha kachi ga totemo takai to iwareteiru.
It is said that Picasso’s paintings are very valuable.

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