そうsou

adverb:

  • in that way; thus; such - concerning the actions of the listener or concerning the ideas expressed or understood by the listener; with a neg. sentence, implies that something isn't as much as one might think 斯うああ如何【どう】

interjection:

  • so - used to express agreement with something said
  • so? - used to express doubt with something said

もうmouwatashiha大人otonaだからdakaraそうsouha考えないkangaenai Now that I'm a grownup, I think otherwise.

koshiha痛むitamu?」「いやiya別にbetsuni」「そうsouそれsoreha不幸中の幸いfukouchuunosaiwaine "Does your back hurt?" "No, not really." "Oh, that's something then, isn't it?"

Kanji definition:

ゼンZENネンNENしかshikaしかshika.riしかshika.shisa

sort of thing; so; if so; in that case; well

Strokes:
12
Radical:
火灬 fire
SKIP:
2-8-4
UTF:
7136
JIS208:
33-19
Hangul:
연 [yeon]
Pinyin:
rán
Stroke order:
Example words:
自然しぜんshizen
nature; / natural; spontaneous; / naturally; spontaneously
当然とうぜんtouzen
natural; as a matter of course; justified; deserved; reasonable
依然いぜんizen
still; as yet; as it has been
依然としていぜんとしてizentoshite
still; as yet; as of old
突然とつぜんtotsuzen
abrupt; sudden; unexpected

Partial results:

そうこうsoukou Inflection

adverb / ~する noun:

  • this and that; one thing or another
そうそうsousou

adverb:

  • so long; so often; so many; so much

interjection:

  • oh, yes!; that's right; hmmm

都合の悪いtsugounowaruiことkotoそうそうsousou隠しkakushiとおせるtooseruもんmonじゃないjanaiyo悪事akuji千里wo行くikuってtteいうiuだろうdarou You can't hide the fact that you're having a hard time. Bad news travels fast you know.

そうそうsousouそのsono調子choushi That a boy!

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