そんな

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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