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How would you say “really/so” in Japanese? 2020/6/23 12:19
For example, in a conversation emphasizing someone or something :

“ You look really/so cute!”
“Damn, that math test was really/so difficult!”

by Josue (guest)  

Re: How would you say “really/so” in Japanese? 2020/6/23 15:01
Foreigner N2 level here. So maybe my answer isn’t correct. Two ways I could think of are:

~ね
Or
超~

As in kawai-ne or Chou-kawai, Chou-muzukashikatta

And obviously it depends on your emphasis when speaking. If writing using katakana can be also a form of stressing a word.

Enjoy studying Japanese!
by LikeBike rate this post as useful

Re: How would you say “really/so” in Japanese? 2020/6/23 16:43
In addition to LikeBike’s good suggestions, textbooks would teach you “totemo” for “very,” as in:

- Totemo kawaii (You look very cute)
- Totemo muzukashikatta! (It was very difficult!)

In colloquial speech, this “totemo” can be said emphatically (“tottemo”) like:
- Tottemo kawaii (ne)!
- Tottemo muzukashikatta (ne)!

Also you could use “sugoku” (extremely = used almost the same as “totemo” in speech) or “suggoku” (said emphatically).
by AK rate this post as useful

Re: How would you say “really/so” in Japanese? 2020/6/24 19:54
Casual

The above +
めちゃ mecha
すごく sugoku

Formal
大変 taihen
非常に hijouni

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