様だ, ようだ

  • yōda

Definition of 様だ,ようだ

auxiliary

  • (usu. at sentence-end) seeming to be
  • appearing to be

  • like
  • similar to

  • in order to (e.g. meet goal)
  • so that

  • indicates hope, wish, request or mild command

Related Kanji

Esq., way, manner, situation, polite suffix

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Examples of 様だ,ようだ in a Sentence

He seems to know us.
There doesn't seem any difference of meaning between the two constructions.
There seems to be a slight difference on the treatment of the B factor between their approaches.
アイクは今日調子よくないようだ
Ike doesn't seem to be up to the mark today.
I don't think they've fully adapted to the working world yet. They still seem like students.
あなたの意見良い考えようだ
Your opinion sounds like a goods idea.
あなたは間違えて帽子被ったようだ
It appears to me that you put on my hat by mistake.
あなたは相当やつれているようだね。
You look quite run down.
あの2人相性いいようだ
It seems the two are made for each other.
あのいえは空きようだ
That house appears deserted.

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