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そうだ
English
Interjection (kandoushi)
that is so, that is right, it looks to me, that's my impression

Expression
after plain form of a verb or adjective
people say that, it is said that, I hear that

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Phrases
「彼女は音楽が好きではない」「そうだね」
Parts: 彼女 (かのじょ) 音楽 (おんがく) 好き (すき) では無い (ではない) そうだ
"She likes music, doesn't she?" "So she does."

新聞によれば、その町に大火があったそうだ。
Parts: 新聞 (しんぶん) に依れば (によれば) 其の (その) (まち) 大火 (たいか) 有る (あった) そうだ
According to the papers, there was a big fire in the town.

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