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相当, そうとう

  • sōtō
JLPT LEVEL 3

Definition

adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru

  • befitting
  • becoming
  • worthy of
  • proportionate
  • in keeping with
  • suitable

Definition

  • considerable
  • substantial

Definition

noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru

  • to be worthy of
  • to be proportionate to

Definition

  • to correspond to (in meaning, function, etc.)
  • to be equivalent

Definition

adverb (fukushi)

  • extremely
  • considerably

Examples of 相当,そうとう in a Sentence

10といえば相当時間
Ten years is a long time.
A trip to America was equivalent to a two-year salary for her.
The professor who invented it has the right to reasonable remuneration from the university.
その場所相当建て込んでいる
The place is very much built up now.
その相当するようなフランス知っています
Do you know the French equivalent of the word?
The damage will cost us a lot of money.
This painting is worth a great deal of money.
彼らの結婚費用相当なものだった
Their expenses for the wedding were considerable.
I believe it will be quite a long time before the spirit of democracy pervades our daily life.
どんなにもそれ相当きてあるもの
Every Jack must have his Jill.

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