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Adjectives. Adjectives can be divided into 2 groups True or i-Adjectives Adjectives that end in ai, ii, oi, ui sounds Quasi or na-Adjectives Adjectives that end in ei and any other sound. i-Adjectives. あかるい light くらい dark あたらしい new ふるい old いい good わるい bad

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Adjectives

Adjectives


Adjectives

Adjectives can be divided into 2 groups

  • True or i-Adjectives

    Adjectives that end in ai, ii, oi, ui sounds

  • Quasi or na-Adjectives

    Adjectives that end in ei and any other sound


I adjectives

i-Adjectives

  • あかるいlight

  • くらいdark

  • あたらしいnew

  • ふるいold

  • いいgood

  • わるいbad

  • うるさいnoisy


I adjectives cont d

i-Adjectives cont’d..

  • おおきいbig

  • ちいさいsmall

  • せまいsmall / narrow

  • ひろいspacious

  • かわいいcute

  • きたないdirty


Na adjectives

na-Adjectives

  • きれいclean

  • しずかquiet

  • すてきwonderful

  • べんりconvenient


Negative adjectives

Negative Adjectives

1. i-Adjectives:

Drop the final i and add ku nai

Eg: ookii ooki + ku nai desu

おおきいく ない です。

ookikunai desu = not big

おおきくないです。


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2. na-Adjectives

Just add ja nai desu

じゃ ない です。

Eg: shizuka + ja nai desu

shizuka ja nai desu = not quiet

しずか じゃ ない です。


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Put the adjectives into the negative form:

i-Adjectives:

  • あかるいlight

  • くらいdark

  • あたらしいnew

  • ふるいold

  • いいgood

  • わるいbad

  • うるさいnoisy


Adjectives

  • おおきいbig

  • ちいさいsmall

  • せまいsmall / narrow

  • ひろいspacious

  • かわいいcute

  • きたないdirty/ untidy


Adjectives

na-Adjectives:

  • きれいclean

  • しずかquiet

  • すてきwonderful

  • べんりconvenient


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