らしい② - Grammar Discussion

typical of
-ish・like
appropriate for
becoming of
befitting

Structure

  • Noun + らしい
  • Noun 1 + らしい + Noun
  • Noun + らしく + Phrase

[Aらしい is used to express that someone (something) meets the standards of being A or expresses the typical traits of A]

[Unlike みたい or よう, らしい also implies that it belongs to group A (i.e. 子供らしい is used when talking about a child, 夏らしい when talking about summer, etc.]

[when the same noun is used, it expresses a perfect example, apex, real. Like: ‘most radish radish’, ‘manly man’, etc.]
[Very often used with いかにも (indeed, really) for emphasis]

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らしい① - Seems like; (I) heard

Japanese Ammo has a good explanation of らしい in this sense, which could be added to the readings section.

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Hey :grin:

I have added the link to the resources section :+1:

Thank you for the feedback!
Cheers,

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…One of the example sentences to this grammar point is a Konosuba reference? :laughing:

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@Daru
:sunglasses::+1:

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