そうsou Inflection

adverb:

  • so; really; seeming

adjectival noun / suffix:

  • appearing that; seeming that; looking like; having the appearance of - after masu stem or adj-stem
さゆうsayuuそうsouobs.さうsauobs. Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • left and right
  • influence; control; domination

kareha怒ってokottekubiwo左右sayuuni振ったfutta He gave an angry shake of his head.

成功seikou不成功fuseikouha気質kishitsuni左右sayuuされるsareruことkotoga多いooi Success often depends on one's temperament.

ことkotoことkotoそうsou

noun:

  • koto (13-stringed Japanese zither)
  • stringed instrument こと - archaism
  • zheng (Chinese zither); guzheng 箏・筝

彼女kanojohakinwo弾くhikuことkotogaとてもtotemo好きsukida She likes to play the koto very much.

せいseiしょうshouobs.そうsouobs.

noun:

  • surname; family name
  • hereditary title (used in ancient Japan to denote rank and political standing) せい 姓【かばね】

あなたanatanoseihaどうdou発音hatsuonするsuruのですnodesuka How do you pronounce your last name?

そうsou

noun:

  • monk; priest

そのsonosouha子供たちkodomotachino遊びasobini参加sankaしたshita The priest participated in the children's game.

そうsou

noun / prefix:

  • whole; all; general; gross; entire; overall

sou入れ歯irebaniするsuru必要hitsuyougaありますarimasu You have to have a full denture.

そうsou

noun / suffix noun / counter:

  • pair
そうsou

noun:

  • conception; idea; thought
  • samjna (perception) - Buddhism term 五蘊

このkono企画kikakuhaもう一度mouichidosouwo練り直せnerinaose You should rethink this program.

そうsou

noun / suffix noun:

  • layer; seam; bed; stream; class; stratum
  • sheaf - Mathematics term

counter:

  • storey (of a building); story; floor

洪水kouzuinoあとatoni粘土nendonosouga残ったnokotta The flood deposited a layer of mud.

そうsou

noun:

  • appearance; look; countenance
  • a 'seeming' that fortune-tellers relate to one's fortune 女難の相
  • aspect - Linguistics term
  • phase (e.g. solid, liquid and gaseous) - Physics term
そうsou

noun:

しょうshouそうsou

noun:

  • traditional Japanese wind instrument resembling panpipes; free-reed instrument used in Japanese court music
しょうshouそうsou

noun / suffix noun:

  • manor; villa - usu. そう when a suffix 荘園
そうsou

noun:

  • Song (dynasty of China)
そうsou Inflection

noun / adjectival noun:

  • vibrancy; strength; bravery; manliness
  • (esp. of men) one's prime (approx. age 30)
そうsou

noun:

  • draft; rough copy - abbreviation
  • cursive script; "grass" kanji 草書
そうsou

noun:

  • clothing
  • binding (of a book)
こしきkoshikiそうsou

noun:

  • steaming basket (traditionally clay or wood) 蒸篭
  • steaming vat (for steaming rice in sake production) こしき
そうsou

suffix noun / noun:

  • plexus; rete

Partial results:

そうじsouji Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • cleaning; sweeping; dusting; scrubbing

あなたanatano部屋heyawo掃除soujiしましたかshimashitaka Did you clean your room?

そうだんsoudan Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • consultation; discussion; discussing; asking (somebody) for advice

彼女kanojoha弁護士bengoshito相談soudanしたshita She conferred with her lawyer.

そうちsouchi Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • equipment; device; installation; apparatus

noun:

このkono暖房danbou装置souchiha石油sekiyuwo燃料nenryouとするtosuru This heating system burns oil.

そうとうsoutou Inflection

noun / ~する noun / ~の noun:

  • corresponding to (in meaning, function, etc.); being equivalent to

adjectival noun / ~の noun:

  • appropriate; suitable; befitting; proportionate

~する noun:

  • to be proportionate to; to be in keeping with; to be deserving of; to be worthy of

adjectival noun / ~の noun:

  • considerable; substantial

adverb:

  • considerably; rather; quite; fairly; pretty

そのsonokatarini相当soutouするsuruようなyounaフランス語furansugowo知っていますshitteimasuka Do you know the French equivalent of the word?

それsorewo発明hatsumeiしたshita教授kyoujuha大学daigakuからkara相当soutouno対価taikawo受けるukeru権利kenrigaあるaru The professor who invented it has the right to reasonable remuneration from the university.

アメリカAMERIKAhenotabiha彼女kanojoにとってnitotte年間nenkanno給与kyuuyoni相当soutouしたshita A trip to America was equivalent to a two-year salary for her.

そのsono場所bashohaimaha相当soutou建て込んでいるtatekondeiru The place is very much built up now.

そうさsousa Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • operation; management; handling
  • manipulating (to one's benefit); manipulation; influencing

このkonoコンピューターKONPYUUTAAno操作sousaha難しいmuzukashii Operation of this computer is tricky.

ポールPOORUha会計報告kaikeihoukokuno裏面rimen操作sousaについてnitsuite知識chishikigaあったattaのでnodeそのsono隠れたkakureta才能sainouwo発揮hakkiしてshite必要なhitsuyounaものmonowo全てsubete手に入れていたteniireteita Paul's knowledge of creative bookkeeping has been the secret of his ability to get all the staffing he needs.

そうおんsouon

noun:

  • noise

そのsono騒音souonにはniha我慢gamanできないdekinai I can't put up with the noise.

そうぞうsouzou Inflection

noun / ~する noun / ~の noun:

  • imagination; guess

あなたanataにはniha想像souzoumoつかないtsukanaiでしょdesho You can't imagine it, can you?

そうぞくsouzoku Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • succession; inheritance

ジョンJONha莫大なbakudaina財産zaisanwo相続souzokuしたshita John inherited a large fortune.

ふたごfutagoそうしsoushiふたごfutago

noun:

  • twins; twin

そのsono双子futagoha全くmattakuよくyoku似ているniteiru The twins are very much alike.

そうごsougo

noun / ~の noun:

  • mutual; reciprocal

それsoreha相互sougo理解rikaino欠如ketsujogaもとmotoになっているninatteiruto思うomou I think that is based on a lack of mutual understanding.

そうこsouko

noun:

  • storehouse; warehouse; godown

そのsono倉庫soukoha麻薬mayaku密売mitsubaishano隠れみのkakureminoだったdatta The warehouse was a front for drug traffickers.

そうさくsousaku Inflection

noun / ~する noun / ~の noun:

  • creativity; creation; original work (novel, movie, etc.)

それsoreha彼女のkanojono創作sousakuだろうdarou I think she made up that story.

そうりだいじんsouridaijin

noun:

総理大臣souridaijinga辞任jininしたshita The Prime Minister has resigned.

そういsoui Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • difference; discrepancy; variation

両者ryoushanomaにはnihaあったattaとしてもtoshitemo相違souihaごくわずかgokuwazukaであるdearu There is little, if any, difference between the two.

そうしきsoushiki

noun / ~の noun:

  • funeral

1月ichigatsu30nichi、31nichiha葬式soushikinoためtame休みますyasumimasu I'm taking bereavement leave on Jan. 30 and 31.

そうべつsoubetsu Inflection

noun / ~する noun / ~の noun:

  • farewell; send-off

yukinoためtame鈴木suzukishino送別soubetsuパーティーPAATEIIni出席shussekiできなかったdekinakatta The storm prevented me from attending the farewell party in honor of Mr Suzuki.

そうりょうsouryou

noun:

  • postage; carriage; shipping charge

もしもmoshimo無料muryouでなければdenakerebaカタログKATAROGUno価格kakakuto日本nipponまでmadeno送料souryouwoo教えoshieくださいkudasai If they are not free, please let me know how much the catalogue and the postage to Japan are.

そっとsottoそうっとsouttoそおっとsoottoそーっとso-tto Inflection

adverb / ~する noun:

  • softly; gently; quietly - onomatopoeia
  • secretly; stealthily - onomatopoeia こっそり

~する noun:

  • to leave alone; to leave as it is - onomatopoeia
そうさsousa Inflection

noun / ~する noun / ~の noun:

  • search (esp. in criminal investigations); investigation; inquiry; enquiry

警察keisatsuha事件jikenno捜査sousawoしたshita The police looked into that incident.

そうかいsoukai

noun:

  • general meeting

10月juugatsuni総会soukaiwo開催kaisaiすべきsubekidaというtoiu提案teiangaあったatta There was a suggestion that the general meeting should take place in October.

そうごうsougou Inflection

noun / ~する noun / ~の noun:

  • synthesis; coordination; putting together; integration; composite

noun or verb acting prenominally:

  • comprehensive

このkonoプロダクトPURODAKUTOhaインテリジェントINTERIJENTO総合sougou情報jouhouシステムSHISUTEMUですdesu This product is an intelligent integrated information system.

そうばsouba

noun:

  • market price
  • speculation (e.g. on stocks)
  • reputation (according to conventional wisdom); estimation; esteem

そこsoko知らずshirazuno相場soubada The bottom has fallen out of the market.

そうさくsousaku Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • search (esp. for someone or something missing); manhunt
  • legally authorized search of a person, building, etc. - Law term

私たちwatashitachiha散開sankaiしてshitemorinonakawo捜索sousakuしたshita We spread out and began to search through the woods.

さっきゅうsakkyuuそうきゅうsoukyuu Inflection

adjectival noun / ~の noun / noun:

  • immediate; prompt; quick; rapid; urgent; pressing

早急soukyuunao返事henjiwoお待ちomachishiteおりoriますmasu I am looking forward to hearing from you soon.

そうじゅうsoujuu Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • steering; piloting; flying; control; operation; handling
  • management; handling; control; manipulation

ジェット機jettokideha不注意なfuchuuina操縦soujuuha許されないyurusarenai A jet airliner does not admit of careless handling.

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