Translation of "sound" - English-Japanese dictionary


noun uk /saʊnd/ us /sɑʊnd/

A2 something that you hear

I could hear / the sounds of the city through the open window.
She stood completely still, not making a sound.
verb uk /saʊnd/ us /sɑʊnd/
sound good, interesting, strange, etc.

A2 to seem good, interesting, strange, etc. from what you have heard or read

Your job sounds really interesting.
sound like/as if/as though

B1 to seem like something, from what you have heard or read

~のようだ, ~のように聞こえる
That sounds like a really good idea.
It sounds like you’ve got a sore throat.
sound angry, happy, rude, etc.

to seem angry, happy, rude, etc. when you speak

You don’t sound too sure about it.
adjective uk /saʊnd/ us /sɑʊnd/

good or safe and able to be trusted

健全な, 安全な
sound advice
adverb uk /saʊnd/ us /sɑʊnd/
be sound asleep

to be in a deep sleep


(Translation of “sound” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)