Japanese dictionary & Nihongo learning tool. Use it online here or download an offline app
Search a Japanese or English word using kanji, kana or romaji:
その, 其の, そん
Pre-noun adjectival (rentaishi), See この・1, See あの, See どの, Usually in kana, something or someone distant from the speaker, close to the listener; actions of the listener, or ideas expressed or understood by the listener
1. that, the
preceding a number
2. part (as in "part two")
Only その, Interjection
3. um ..., er ..., uh ...
その後, 其の, 其後, そのあと, そのご, そののち
Expression, Adverbial noun, Temporal noun (jisoumeishi), そのご is more formal
after that, afterwards, thereafter
その間, 其の, そのあいだ, そのかん
Temporal noun (jisoumeishi), Adverbial noun
in the meanwhile, during the time
そのよう, その様, 其の
NA-adjective, Usually in kana
that kind of, of the sort, of the kind, such
その日, 其の, そのひ
that day, the very same day
其の, そのもと
Archaism, used toward one's equals or inferiors
そのはず, 其の, その筈
Expression, Usually in kana
only natural, no wonder, as expected, of course, as it should be
そのまま, 其のまま, その儘, 其の, 其儘, そのまんま
Adverb, May take 'no', Usually in kana
1. without change, as is
2. just like, extremely similar
3. immediately, just after, without a pause
それもそのはず, 其れも其のはず
Expression, Conjunction, Usually in kana
no wonder, little wonder, after all, as expected, which isn't surprising
そっくりそのまま, そっくり其の
Expression, Adverb, May take 'no', NA-adjective, Usually in kana
exactly the same, exactly as is, without any change
そのもの, その物, 其の
Expression, Noun, used as a suffix, Usually in kana
the very thing, itself
その上, 其の, そのうえ
Conjunction, Adverbial noun
1. in addition, furthermore
2. above (which), on top of (which)
その上, 其の, そのかみ
Temporal noun (jisoumeishi), Adverbial noun, See その昔・そのむかし
a long time ago, in those days, once upon a time
その他, その外, 其の, 其の, そのほか, そのた
Expression, May take 'no', そのた is the more common reading when written
1. the rest, the others
Adverbial noun
2. in addition (to that), besides that, other than that, and other ...
3. and so forth, and the like, and what have you, et cetera
その辺, 其の, そのへん
1. around there, near there
2. or thereabouts, or so
3. such a matter, such a thing
そのうち, その内, 其の
Expression, Adverb, Usually in kana
1. before very long, soon, someday, one of these days, sooner or later
2. of the previously mentioned, of that number, among them, among others
その道, 其の, そのみち
1. that road (path, street, way, etc.)
See 道・7
2. that line (of business), that profession, that trade
3. love affairs, romance
その昔, 其の, そのむかし
a long time ago, in those days
そのため, その為, 其の, 其のため
Expression, Usually in kana
hence, for that reason
その儀, 其の, そのぎ
that matter, those matters
その時, 其の, そのとき
at that time, at that moment, then, on that occasion
そのくせ, その癖, 其の
Conjunction, Usually in kana
and yet, even so, nonetheless, for all that
その場, 其の, そのば
1. there, that situation, that occasion
2. the spot (i.e. "on the spot"), immediately, then and there
その分, 其の, そのぶん
Expression, See 其れだけ
1. to that extent
2. accordingly, that being the case, because of that, this means that ..., respectively, conversely
3. that state, that condition
その方, 其の, そのかた
Pronoun, Honorific or respectful
that person
その方, 其の, そのほう
Pronoun, Archaism
you (referring to one's inferior)
その折り, 其の, そのおり
Temporal noun (jisoumeishi), Adverbial noun
on that occasion, at that time
その先, 其の, そのさき
beyond that point, after that
そのこと, その事, 其の, 其事
Expression, Usually in kana
that, the matter in question
その晩, 其の, そのばん
1. that night, that evening
2. over the course of the evening
その際, 其の, そのさい
Expression, Adverb
in so doing, when you do so, in this regard, on this occasion, some time during that period
その手, 其の, そのて
May take 'no'
1. that kind of, that way
2. that move, that trick, that game
その人, 其の, そのひと
1. the person in question
as その人あり
2. prominent figure, distinguished person
3. that person
The words and kanji on this web site come from the amazing dictionary files JMDict, EDICT and KANJIDIC. These files are the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group , and are used in conformance with the Group's licence. The example sentences come from the projects Tatoeba and Tanaka Corpus. Kanji search by radicals is based on the Kradfile2 and Kradfile-u files containing radical decomposition of 13108 Japanese characters. Many thanks to all the people involved in those projects!