Grammar detail: と言います / と言いました

と言います / と言いました - report or quote speech
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When using
います (say) or
いました (said) to report or quote speech, the particle と is placed before 言います. This expression is often written using hiragana only: 〜といいます (or the plain form という).
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Kanji used in this grammar

ゲン   ゴン   say; word   こと word, saying   い to say   
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サン   み    みっ three   
ガツ   ゲツ   つき month; moon   
ニ   ふた    ふた two   
ジュウ   ジッ   と    とお ten   
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ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
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