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sou
adverb, interjection

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English Meaning(s) for そう

adverb
  1. in that way; thus; such (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)
interjection
  1. so (used to express agreement with something said)
  2. so? (used to express doubt with something said)

Definition and Synonyms for そう

Really used as intensifiers
Synonyms: いと, いと, ごく, そう, そう, とと, あまり, いっそ, いとも, いとも, ずんと, とても, よほど, ありあり, いかにも, おおきに, さばかり, すこぶる, ずいぶん, たいして, たいそう, たっぷり, つくづく, どうにも, はなはだ, まさしく, めっきり, よっぽど, それはそれは, 世にも, 事実, 余る, 大いに, 大変, , , , , その実, 実に, 実は, 実際に, 思い切り, 思い切る, 悉皆, , , 最も, 本当, 本当に, 果たて, 根から, 根っから, , 極めて, 極める, 正しい, 正しく, 正身, 決める, 現に, 痛い, , , 真実, 結構, 至極, 良い, , 誠に, 重々, 非常に
So in such a condition or manner, especially as expressed or implied
Synonyms: かく, かく, こう, さも, そう, そう, かくも, しかも, そない, あれほど, , , , ,
So in the way indicated
Synonyms: かく, かく, こう, そう, そう, そない, こうして, こうする, , , , ,

Stroke Order Diagrams for そう

Sample Sentences for そう

I hear that you are having an unusually cold winter.
I said that to myself.
We expected that we should have a warm January, but we hear that this winter is the coldest in twenty years.
This problem seems difficult.
In short some guns have excellent security systems to prevent accidental firing (e.g. when dropped), others don't.

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