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そう
そう
JLPT N3
Edit  Amatuka
Meaning
I hear that
I hear it's going to snow.
Edit  Amatuka
Formation
Verb (casual)
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そう
+
(だ)
Noun
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+
そう
+
(だ)
い-adjective
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そう
+
(だ)
な-adjective (without な)
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+
そう
+
(だ)
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See also
Phrases
てんきよほうをきいてたらゆきがふるそうです。
When I listened to the weather forcast they reckoned it's going to snow.
Edit  #769 Amatuka
でんわしたらかれはいないそうです。
Upon phoning, I was told that he wasn't there.
Edit  #1232 bamboo4
かれはいないのですかときいたらそうだといわれました。
When I asked if he was not there, I was told that it was so.
Edit  #1234 bamboo4
そうですか!
Is that so!
Edit  #1235 bamboo4
なんでそうやねん
Why so?
Edit  #1239 bamboo4
そうだといったんだよ!
I said it was so! (that way)
Edit  #3123 KotatsuSama
Discussion and comments
see [looks/seems/heard-group] for similar examples
dc
There are two connotations to sou
note the difference in verb ending

[sou] they say/i heard
雨が降るそうです
fur<b>u</b>-sou
iku-sou
omoshiroi-sou
genki-da sou

[sou-2] looks like/seems
雨が降りそうです
fur<b>i</b>-sou
omoshiro-sou
genki-sou
dc
I don't like that example. I should have looked a little longer and got a better one. ^^v
Amatuka
Formed by [V-ru] + sou.
Amatuka