Japanese edit

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

Etymology edit

Contraction of その(よう) (sono yō na).

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

そんな (sonnairregular

  1. like that; that kind of

Inflection edit

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

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Interjection edit

そんな (sonna

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

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References edit

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