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Grammar detail: というわけ

というわけ - that means ~
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plain form clause
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というわけ
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だ or です or ではない etc.
means
That means that ~
わけ alone means 'reason', and combined with という used to 'quote' the original clause, the literal meaning is '~ is the reason'.
しんこん
新婚
のに
こども
子供
そう
むすこ
息子
ちちおや
父親
かれ
バツイチというわけ
Newly weds but with a child? Yes, that's right - the son is from the father's former marriage. He's been divorced once.
まった
わる
というわけない
That is not altogether bad.
The similar form どういうわけ can be used as a question: 'what's the meaning?'.
どういうわけメールアクセスできませんでした
For some reason I couldn't access my e-mail.
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See also:
  • Grammar search: わけ

Kanji used in this grammar

シン   あたらしい    あら    にい- new   
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コン    marriage   
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シ   ス   こ child   
キョウ   ク   そなえる to make an offering   とも servant, attendant   
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ソク   いき breath   
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フ   ちち father   
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シン   おや parent   したしい close, intimate   したしむ to befriend, grow close to   
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レン   つれる to take, to lead   つらねる to line up   つらなる to extend   
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ヒ   かれ he   
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ゼン   まった entirely   すべ everything   
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アク   オ   わる bad   
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