JLPT N4 Grammar (sou ni / sou na)

Meaning

seems like; looks like~

How to use

Verb ます (stem form)そうに + Noun/Verb
そうな + Noun/Verb
な-adjective + だ
い-adjective +
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Learn Japanese grammar: (sou ni) / (sou na). Meaning: seems like; looks like~.

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Example #1

たのしそうにみえる。
tanoshi sou ni mieru.
You look like you are having fun.
Example #2

たのしそうにみえた。
tanoshi sou ni mieta.
You looked like you were having fun.
Example #3

かれはいそがしそうにみえます。
kare wa isogashi sou ni miemasu.
He looks busy.
Example #4

かれはつまらなそうにえいがをみている。
kare wa tumarana sou ni eiga o miteiru.
He looks really bored watching the movie.
Example #5

かのじょはたのしそうなひとです。
kanojo wa tanoshi sou na hito desu.
She seems like a very fun person.
Example #6

かれはとてもやさしそうなひとです。
kare wa totemo yasashi sou na hito desu.
He seems like a very nice person.
Example #7

とてもおいしそうなりょうりですね。
totemo oishi sou na ryouri desune.
This food looks really delicious.
Example #8

おもしろそうなたてものですね。
omoshiro sou na tatemono desune.
This building looks really interesting.

Vocabulary List

KanjiKanaEnglish
楽しいたのしいfun; enjoy
見えるみえるto be able to see
かれhe
忙しいいそがしいbusy
つまらないboring
映画えいがmovie
観るみるto watch
彼女かのじょshe
優しいやさしいnice; kind
美味しいおいしいdelicious
料理りょうりfood
面白いおもしろいinteresting
建物たてものbuilding

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