Used for quoting, defining or giving an example; 'called', 'that is to say', 'like'.
Noun + という + Noun, Verb-casual + という + Noun, い-Adjective + という + Noun, な-Adjective + という + Noun
The ～という grammar point is used to quote, define or give an example of something. It can be translated as 'called', 'that is to say', or 'like' in English. The formation differs depending on whether it is used with a verb, い-adjective, な-adjective, or noun.