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Seems like with そう

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そう can be used to express an impression or expectation of something. In English it's roughly equivalent to "seems like" or "looks like".

  • そのケーキはおいしそうです。
  • That cake looks delicious.

そう itself is a adjective.

  • そのおいしそうなケーキを()べたいんです。

そう couples to adjectives and verbs.

Adjectives

(けい)(よう)(どう)()

(けい)(よう)(どう)() are used by replacing the trailing with そう.

(けい)(よう)()

(けい)(よう)() adjectives replace the final with そう.

(い/よ)

This adjective is a special case. It be comes ()さそう.

verbs

Use the stem an append そう.

  • (ゆき)()りそうです。
  • It looks like it will snow.