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あるらしい あるらしい
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
  • seems to be
  • appears to have
  • supposed to be


  • Japanese 彼は、そのことと何らかの関係があるらしい
    English He seems to have something to do with it.
  • Japanese ブラウンさんは女優であるらしい
    English Ms. Brown seems to be an actress.
  • Japanese どうも熱があるらしい
  • Japanese その犬は快方に向かいつつあるらしい
    English The dog seems to be getting better.
  • Japanese あの家ではパーティーがあるらしい
    English There appears to be a party in that house.
  • Japanese 健康法の一つに、発音できない原材料を含む食品は一切口にしない、というものがあるらしい
    English I heard that one way to stay healthy is to avoid eating any food with unpronounceable ingredients.
  • Japanese 『となりのトトロ』には怖い裏話があるらしい
    English It seems "My Neighbor Totoro" has a scary inside story.