is "koesou" some conjugation form of the verb koeru? If so, which one? I can't find it in this conjugation table for japanese verbs conjugation of japanese verb koeru

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    Where did you see this form? こす is the transitive "partner" of こえる. – istrasci May 10 '17 at 22:35
  • A Rurouni Kenshin anime ending song, "Heart of Sword" – Pablo May 10 '17 at 22:36
  • transitivity in Japanese/English is the same thing than in spanish? does It means that the verb doesnt need a direct object to make a sentence with sense? – Pablo May 10 '17 at 22:38
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    Why don't you look up the auxiliary 「そう(だ)」 in a dictionary jgram.org/pages/viewOne.php?tagE=sou (Verb masu stem) + sou 降りそう furisou = seems it will rain – Chocolate May 10 '17 at 22:45

Searching for the lyrics to this song online, it appears to be こえ+そう. This 〜そう suffix means "seemingly" or "appears to be". So it would mean "seems that I can cross over".

This 〜そう suffix attaches to the "stem" of a verb; that is, the part before the ます (there are technical names for these parts, but I won't get into that here). So the 〜そう itself is not any conjugation of こえる, just the こえ〜 part.

(こえる・こえます) → こえ〜 + 〜そう → こえそう

Some other examples of this 〜そう

  • 雨が降りそう → Seems like it's going to rain
  • 本がテーブルから落ちそう → The book looks like it's gonna fall from/off the table
  • 食事がおいしそう → The food looks delicious (*you can attach this 〜そう to adjectives as well)

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