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  • on reading:
  • ソウ
  • kun reading:
  • さかん
  • meaning(s):
  • robust, manhood, prosperity
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きょうそう able-bodied; robust; sturdy; strong
こうそう grand; imposing; magnificent
こうそう grand; magnificent; imposing
ごうそう splendour; magnificence; grandeur
しょうそう youth
とする そうとする to admire (approve of) a person's courage
そうかい emotionally uplifting; stirring
そうかん spectacle; magnificent view
そうきょ ambitious (heroic) undertaking; daring enterprise; grand scheme
そうけん healthy; robust
そうご bragging; exaggeration
そうこう rousing
そうこうかい farewell party
そうし young man in his prime; swaggerer; ruffian
そうしゃ man in prime
を凌ぐ そうしゃをしのぐ to put young men to shame
そうと ambitious undertaking; grand scheme
そうぜつ grand; heroic; sublime
そうだい magnificent; grand; majestic; splendid
そうてい youth; young man who has reached adulthood (conscription age)
そうと ambitious undertaking
そうねん prime of life
そうび sublime, magnificent beauty
そうれい splendour; pompousness; magnificence
そうれい in the prime of manhood
そうれつ heroic; brave
ひそう pathetic; touching; tragic
ゆうそう heroic; heroism; bravery; majestic; soul-stirring
ゆうそう brave; heroic; gallant