そんな

JapaneseEdit

Alternative spellings
其様な (literary)
其様 (literary)
其麼 (literary, obsolete)
那麼 (literary, obsolete)

EtymologyEdit

Contraction of そのよう (sono yō na).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

そんな (sonnairregular

  1. like that; that kind of

InflectionEdit

Only used in adnominal form そんな (sonna) and adverbial そんなに (sonnani).

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Related termsEdit

InterjectionEdit

そんな (sonna

  1. ("[something] like that [is not possible]!") no (way), impossible, it can't be, I don't believe it

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN