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Definition of そう

  1. (adv) so; really; seeming
  2. (adj-na, suf) (after masu stem and adj-stem) appearing that; seeming that; looking like; having the appearance of
そう(sou) 沿う

沿 Kanji

  1. (v5u) to run along; to run beside

    We took a walk along the river.

  2. to follow (a plan, etc.); to act in accordance with →Related words: 添う
こと(koto) · そう(sou) · ·

琴箏筝 Kanji

  1. (n) koto (13-stringed Japanese zither)
  2. stringed instrument
  3. zheng (Chinese zither); guzheng
そろ(soro) · そう(sou) · さう(sau) · (su)

候 Kanji

  1. (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) →Related words: 候ふ
さゆう(sayuu) · そう(sou) · さう(sau) 左右

左右 Kanji

  1. (n, vs) left and right
  2. influence; control; domination
せい(sei) · しょう(shou) · そう(sou)

姓 Kanji

  1. (n) surname; family name

    How do you pronounce your last name?

  2. hereditary title (used in ancient Japan to denote rank and political standing) →Related words:

僧 Kanji

  1. (n) monk; priest

    The priest participated in the children's game.


双 Kanji

  1. (n, n-suf, ctr) pair

層 Kanji

  1. (n, n-suf) layer; seam; bed; stream; class

    The flood deposited a layer of mud.

  2. (math) sheaf
  3. (ctr) storey (of a building); story; floor

想 Kanji

  1. (n) conception; idea; thought

    You should rethink this program.

  2. (Buddh) samjna (perception) →Related words: 五蘊

相 Kanji

  1. (n) appearance; look; countenance
  2. a 'seeming' that fortune-tellers relate to one's fortune →Related words: 女難の相
  3. (ling) aspect
  4. (physics) phase (e.g. solid, liquid and gaseous)

総 Kanji

  1. (n, pref) whole; all; general; gross
そう(sou) 添う ·副う

添副 Kanji

  1. (v5u) to meet (one's expectations, etc.); to satisfy; to comply with →Related words: 沿う

    Your behavior does not come up to my expectations.

  2. to accompany; to stay by one's side
  3. to marry; to wed
  4. to be added
ひい(hii) · (hi) · そう(sou) ·

曾曽 Kanji

  1. (pref) great (i.e. great-grandson, great-grandmother)

槽 Kanji

  1. (n) body (of a biwa) →Related words: 琵琶
しょう(shou) · そう(sou)

笙 Kanji

  1. (n) traditional Japanese wind instrument resembling panpipes; free-reed instrument used in Japanese court music

艘 Kanji

  1. (ctr) counter for (small) boats

    These men had come to his country in three ships.

そう(sou) 然う

然 Kanji

  1. (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 →Related words: ああ , 斯う , 如何

    Now that I am a grownup, I think otherwise.

  2. (int) so (used to express agreement with something said)

    "Does your back hurt?" "No, not really." "Oh, that's something then, isn't it?"

  3. so? (used to express some doubt with something said)
しょう(shou) · そう(sou) ·

荘庄 Kanji

  1. (n, n-suf) manor →Related words: 荘園

宋 Kanji

  1. (n) Song (dynasty of China)

壮 Kanji

  1. (n, adj-na) vibrancy; strength; bravery; manliness
  2. (esp. of men) one's prime (approx. age 30)

草 Kanji

  1. (n) draft; rough copy

    There is no grass on the moon.

  2. cursive script; "grass" kanji →Related words: 草書

装 Kanji

  1. (n) clothing
  2. binding (of a book)

走 Kanji

  1. (suf) run; race
こしき(koshiki) · そう(sou)

甑 Kanji

  1. (n) ancient clay or wood steaming basket

叢 Kanji

  1. (n-suf, n) plexus; rete

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