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Root Words:

you + da

English Meaning(s) for ようだ

  1. seeming to be; appearing to be (usu. at sentence-end)
  2. like; similar to
  3. in order to (e.g. meet goal); so that
  4. indicates hope, wish, request or mild command (as ように at sentence-end)

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Sample Sentences for ようだ

He looks tired this evening.
It is not known when the Hinamatsuri first started, but the Nagashibina, in its most primitive form, was already being celebrated during the Heian period.
She is in her element when it comes to tennis.
It seems like he had never met his father before.
It seems that she is not pleased with the job.

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