Definition of そう
- (v5u) to run along; to run beside
We took a walk along the river.
- to follow (a plan, etc.); to act in accordance with
- (n) koto (13-stringed Japanese zither)
- stringed instrument
- zheng (Chinese zither); guzheng
- (aux) to be (auxiliary used in place of "aru" after "de" or "ni" when forming a copula); to do (auxiliary used in place of "-masu" after a -masu stem)
- (n) surname; family name
How do you pronounce your last name?
- hereditary title (used in ancient Japan to denote rank and political standing)
- (v5u) to meet (one's expectations, etc.); to satisfy; to comply with
Your behavior does not come up to my expectations.
- to accompany; to stay by one's side
- to marry; to wed
- to be added
- (n) traditional Japanese wind instrument resembling panpipes; free-reed instrument used in Japanese court music
- (ctr) counter for (small) boats
These men had come to his country in three ships.
- (adv) in that way (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); thus; such
Now that I am a grownup, I think otherwise.
- (int) so (used to express agreement with something said)
"Does your back hurt?" "No, not really." "Oh, that's something then, isn't it?"
- so? (used to express some doubt with something said)
- (n) draft; rough copy
There is no grass on the moon.
- cursive script; "grass" kanji