JLPT N1 Grammar (samo)


really (seem, appear, etc.); truly; as if ~

How to use

さもsentence + (そうに/そうな)
sentence + (ように/ような)
samo さも jlpt n1 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: 然も(samo). Meaning: really (seem, appear, etc.); truly; as if ~.

This is usually followed by a sentence using「そうに」、「そうな」、「ように」、「ような」.

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Example #1

kare wa samo oishisou ni biiru o nomihoshita.
He drank up beer deliciously.
Example #2

kodomo wa samo nemu souna yousu de, ookina akubi o shita.
With a seemingly sleepy appearance, the baby let out a big yawn
Example #3

kare wa samo manzoku sou ni bishou shita.
He smiled, appearing to be satisfied.
Example #4

sono shounen wa samo oishi sou ni tabe hajimeta.
The boy started eating as if the food was truly delicious.
Example #5

kare wa samo manzoku sou ni dekiagatta saku o nagame ita.
He looked at the finished work with apparent satisfaction.
Example #6

ano roujin wa samo gakkari no yousu de tachisatta.
The old man left, looking disappointed.
Example #7

kare wa 100 en de kaeru you na mono o, samo mezurashikute kachi ga aru mono no you ni watashite kita.
He gave me something that I could buy for 100 yen, as if it were rare and valuable.

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