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そう
Auxiliary, NA-adjective, after -masu stem or adj. stem
appearing that, seeming that, looking like, having the appearance of
まもなく雨が降りそうだ。
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, そう
Counter
counter for (small) boats
これらの人々が3艘の船で彼の国へやってきました。
そう, 然う
Adverb, See 斯う・1, See ああ, See 如何・どう, Usually in kana, 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
1. in that way, thus, such
Interjection, used to express agreement with something said
2. so
おまえも馬鹿なら彼もそうだ。
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, そう
Prefix
whole, all, general, gross, entire, overall
総入れ歯にする必要があります。
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, そう
1. appearance, look, countenance
See 女難の相
2. a 'seeming' that fortune-tellers relate to one's fortune
Linguistics terminology
3. aspect
Physics terminology
4. phase (e.g. solid, liquid and gaseous)
, そう
Noun, used as a suffix
1. layer, stratum, seam, bed
2. class, bracket, group
Mathematics term
3. sheaf
Counter
4. counter for stories (of a building)
洪水のあとに粘土の層が残った。
沿う, そう
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to run along, to run beside, to stick to (a line)
2. to follow (a policy, plan, etc.), to act in accordance with, to align with
See 添う・1, also written 添う
3. to meet (wishes, expectations, etc.), to satisfy, to comply with, to live up to
私たちは川に沿って散歩した。
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, そう
1. monk, priest
See 僧伽・そうぎゃ, Abbreviation
2. sangha (the Buddhist community)
その僧は子供たちの遊びに参加した。
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, そう
Obscure term
1. origin, source
2. virtuous ancestor
, そう
Suffix
run, race
, そう
Noun, used as a suffix, Counter
pair
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, そう
1. Song dynasty (China, 960-1279), Sung dynasty
2. Liu Song dynasty (China, 420-479), Liu Sung dynasty
3. Song (ancient Chinese state, 11th century-286 BCE)
, そう
1. clothing, dressing
Noun, used as a suffix, See 装丁・1
2. binding (of a book)
, そう
1. conception, idea, thought
See 五蘊, Buddhist term
2. samjna (perception)
この企画はもう一度想を練り直せ。
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, そう
See 琵琶
body (of a biwa)
, そう
See 曹司・ぞうし・1, Obsolete term
1. palace room for government officials
2. fellow, set (of people), clan, family
, そう
historical term
rural local self-government (Muromachi period)
, そう
1. draft, rough copy
See 草書, Abbreviation
2. highly cursive style (of writing Chinese characters), grass style
月には草が生えて無い。
疎雨, 疏雨, 踈雨, そう
Archaism
drizzle, scattered rain
, そう
See 翁・おきな・1, Archaism
old man, venerable gentleman
添う, 副う, そう
Godan verb, Intransitive, See 沿う・2
1. to meet (wishes, expectations, etc.), to satisfy, to comply with, to live up to
2. to accompany, to go with, to stay by one's side
3. to associate with (someone), to mix with
esp. 添う
4. to marry, to wed
5. to be added
残念ながら、御要望にはそいかねます。
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, そう
Noun, used as a suffix
funeral
, そう
Noun, used as a suffix, Anatomical term
plexus, rete
, そう
NA-adjective
1. vibrancy, strength, bravery, manliness
2. (esp. of men) one's prime (approx. age 30)
Counter, also 草
3. counter for times of moxibustion
, そう
See 奏する・そうする・1
report to the emperor
, そう
See 躁病, Abbreviation
mania
, 箏, 筝, こと, そう
1. koto (13-stringed Japanese zither)
Only こと, Archaism
2. stringed instrument
Only 箏, Only 筝
3. zheng (Chinese zither), guzheng
彼女は琴を弾くことがとても好きだ。
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, 庄, しょう, そう
Noun, used as a suffix, See 荘園, usu. そう when a suffix
manor, villa
, みさお, そう
1. fidelity, honour, honor, constancy
2. chastity (of a woman), faithfulness (e.g. to one's husband)
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, そろ, そう, さう, す
Auxiliary, Archaism, Polite, auxiliary used in place of ある after で or に when forming a copula
1. to be
See 候ふ・2, auxiliary used in place of ます
2. to do
, も, そう
May take 'no'
1. mourning
Only も, Archaism
2. calamity, misfortune
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, しょう, そう
traditional Japanese wind instrument resembling panpipes, free-reed instrument used in Japanese court music
, こしき, そう
See 蒸篭・1
1. steaming basket (traditionally clay or wood)
Only こしき
2. steaming vat (for steaming rice in sake production)
左右, さゆう, そう, さう
Takes suru
1. left and right, right and left
2. (asserting) control, influence, domination
3. one's attendants, people accompanying one
4. (serving at somebody's) side
5. equivocation
彼は怒って首を左右に振った。
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, せい, しょう, そう
1. surname, family name
Only せい, See 姓・かばね・1
2. hereditary title (used in ancient Japan to denote rank and political standing)
あなたの姓はどう発音するのですか。
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, 曽, ひい, ひ, そう
Prefix
great (i.e. great-grandson, great-grandmother)
, ソー, ソウ
Counter, Mahjong term
counter for bamboo tiles
葬儀, そう
funeral service
君主はその葬儀に出席することになっている。
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ソウ, ソール
1. soul
See ソウルミュージック, Abbreviation
2. soul music
ソウ
Seoul (South Korea)
総会, そうかい
general meeting
10月に総会を開催すべきだという提案があった。
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そういう, そう言う, 然ういう, 然う言う, 然うゆう, そうゆう
Pre-noun adjectival (rentaishi), Usually in kana
such, like that, that sort of, very
そういうことは口にするな。
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総額, そうがく
sum total, total amount
その総額は10ドルになった。
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早期, そう
May take 'no'
early stage
その事件の早期解決を期待する。
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騒音, そうおん
noise, din
その騒音には我慢できない。
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早急, そうきゅう, さっきゅう
NA-adjective, May take 'no'
immediate, prompt, quick, rapid, urgent, pressing
1月20日(月曜日)の午前中に最終の議事事項を出しますので、早急にお返事を下さい。
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そう, そっか
Expression
is that so? (generally rhetorical)
「そっか。暇なら掃除しといて。」「なんだそれ。兄貴をアゴで使うなよ。」
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そういえば, そう言えば
Expression, Usually in kana
now that you mention it, come to think of it, that reminds me, on that subject, speaking of which
そういえば、確かに太郎を見かけました。
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総括, 綜括, そうかつ
Takes suru
1. summarization, summary, generalization
2. review (by labour or political movements of past activities, results, etc.)
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早期治療, そうきちりょう
early treatment
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創刊, そうかん
Takes suru
launching (e.g. newspaper), first issue
日本創刊を果たしたイギリス発のホームレスの人だけが販売者となれるストリートペーパー「ビッグイシュー」について紹介しよう。
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掃海, そうかい
Takes suru
sweeping the sea for mines, dragging for mines
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操業, そうぎょう
Takes suru
operation (of a machine, factory, fishing boat, etc.), work
その工場は来月から操業を中止する。
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総会屋, そうかいや
extortionist that threatens to disrupt stock-holder meetings, sokaiya
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創業, そうぎょう
Takes suru
establishment (of a business), founding
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草案, そうあん
draft (for a speech, bill, etc.)
草案を添付します。
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送金, そうきん
Takes suru
remittance, sending money
フランスへの送金の仕方を教えて欲しいんですが。
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相違, 相異, そう
Takes suru
difference, discrepancy, variation
両者の間には、あったとしても、相違はごくわずかである。
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創価学会, そうかがっかい
Soka Gakkai (lay organization, based on Nichiren Buddhism) (organisation)
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送還, そうかん
Takes suru
sending home, repatriation, deportation
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相応, そうおう
NA-adjective, May take 'no', Takes suru
1. suitable, appropriate, befitting, becoming, adequate, reasonable, proper
Buddhist term
2. conjoining, association, samprayukta
収入相応の暮らしをしなさい。
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総計, そうけい
Takes suru, May take 'no'
total, sum
飲み代として使った金額は総計7千ドルだった。
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送検, そうけん
Takes suru
sending the person accused to the prosecutor
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送球, そうきゅう
Takes suru, Sports term
1. throwing a ball
See ハンドボール
2. handball
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総監, そうかん
inspector general, commissioner
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遭遇, そうぐう
Takes suru
encounter, being confronted with (e.g. difficulty), meeting with (e.g. accident)
私たちは多くの困難に遭遇した。
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創意, そう
original idea, originality
有能な大蔵大臣の創意になる処置は、行き詰まった国の財政から赤字をなくすのに役立った。
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争議, そう
dispute, quarrel, strike
争議は円満に解決した。
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総意, そう
consensus, collective will, collective opinion
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