JLPT N4 Grammar (sou da [1])


I heard that; it is said that~

How to use

Verb (casual form)そうだ
Noun + だ
な-adjective + だ
sou da そうだ そうだ jlpt n4 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards 1

Learn Japanese grammar: (sou da). Meaning: I heard that; it is said that~.

This lesson will focus on meaning 1:

  • I heard that…
  • It is said that…
  • People say that…

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- Example Sentences

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Example #1

kare wa shigoto o yameru sou da.
I heard that he will be quitting his job.
Example #2

kare wa kanemochi da sou da.
He is said to be rich.
Example #3

sensei ni yoru to, raishuu no shiken wa muzukashii sou da.
According to our teacher, next week's test is going to be very hard.
Example #4

kanojo wa ima, nyuuinchuu da sou da.
I heard she's in the hospital now.
Example #5

kanojo wa yuumei da sou desu.
I heard she is famous.
Example #6

kare wa mada dokushin da sou da.
I hear he's still single.
Example #7

musuko san wa ima ryuugakuchuu da sou desu ne.
I heard your son is now studying abroad?
Example #8

kanojo no imouto wa eigo ga tokui da sou desu.
Her younger sister is apparently really good at English.

Vocabulary List

来週らいしゅうnext week
試験しけんexam; test
留学りゅうがくstudy abroad
いもうとyounger sister

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