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AdjectiveEdit

らしい (-i inflection, rōmaji rashii)

  1. (jodōshi) seems like
  2. (jodōshi) appears like
    大人 (おとな)らしくするつもりだったのに、 (おお) (さわ)ぎしてしまった。
    Otonarashiku suru tsumori datta noni, ōsawagi shite shimatta.
    Despite the fact that I planned to act like an adult, I ended up making a big ruckus.
    • 2003 September 22, Uraku, Akinobu, “だい63 おさなおく [Chapter 63: Childish Memories]”, in とうきょうアンダーグラウンド [Tokyo Underground], volume 11 (fiction), Square Enix, →ISBN, pages 108–109:
      …もう (すこ) (あじ)わってから ()べてくれない?
      …Mō sukoshi ajiwatte kara tabete kurenai?
      …At least take some time to enjoy the flavor, would you?
      ここんとこウマイもん ()ってなかったからな
      Kokon toko umai mon kutte nakatta kara na
      It’s just that I haven’t gotten to eat good food like this for a long time
      ハイハイ
      Hai hai
      Whatever
       () ()じゃねえって  () () ('のこと)でウソは ()わねーよ…オレ ジジイと二人 (ふたり) ()らしだろ? (じょ) (せい) () (りょう) ()っての (あこが)れあってさ  (きん) (ぱつ)にも (ひと) (くらい) (おんな) ()らしいとこがあんだな…
      O-seji ja nētte Kui mono' no koto de uso wa iwanē yo …Ore jijī to futarigurashi daro? Josei no teryōritte no akogareatte sa Kinpatsu ni mo hitotsu kurai onna no ko rashii toko ga an da na…
      No really, I mean it. I would never lie when it comes to food. Like, I lived with gramps alone, right? So it’s just natural for me to long for a woman’s home cooking. And this is one of the few areas where even you could be ladylike, Blondie…
       (ひと) (こと) (おお)いッ
      Hitokoto ōi'
      Why you blabbermouth!
    • 2003 September 22, Uraku, Akinobu, “だい63 おさなおく [Chapter 63: Childish Memories]”, in とうきょうアンダーグラウンド [Tokyo Underground], volume 11 (fiction), Square Enix, →ISBN, pages 109–110:
       (なに)よッその (へん) () (がお)は⁉
      Nani yossono hen na egao wa⁉
      What’s with the funny face⁉
      たまには (おんな) ()らしい (まえ)もいいけど ルリの (こと) (かんが)えてるお (まえ) (いち) (ばん) (まえ)らしい (おも)ってな!
      Tama ni wa onna no ko rashii o-mae mo ii kedo Ruri no koto kangaeteru o-mae ga ichiban o-mae rashii to omotte na!
      It’s nice to have you be ladylike every once in a while. But it’s much better to have you be yourself every time you think about Ruri!

Usage notesEdit

  • This is an auxiliary appended to the word (noun, verb, adjective) it is to modify.
  • When appended, it makes the word an adjective and is conjugated like a regular -i adjective.
  • This is used to state something seeming a certain way due to gathered information.

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