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然う
Readings

sou
English
Adverb (fukushi)
See also: 斯う・1
See also: ああ
See also: 如何・どう
Usually written using kana alone
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
in that way, thus, such

Interjection (kandoushi)
Usually written using kana alone
used to express agreement with something said
so

Interjection (kandoushi)
Usually written using kana alone
used to express doubt with something said
so?

Kanjis
ON: ゼン, ネン KUN: しか, しか.り, しか.し, さ
sort of thing, so, if so, in that case, well

Stroke: 12 Grade: 4 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 2-8-4 FC: 2333.3


Phrases
もう私は大人だから、そうは考えない。
Parts: もう (もー) (わたし) 大人 (おとな) だから 然う (そう) 考える (かんがえる)
Now that I'm a grownup, I think otherwise.

「腰は痛む?」「いや、別に」「そう、それは不幸中の幸いね」
Parts: (こし) 痛む (いたむ) (いいえ) 別に (べつに) 然う (そう) 其れ (それ) 不幸中の幸い (ふこうちゅうのさいわい)
"Does your back hurt?" "No, not really." "Oh, that's something then, isn't it?"

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