The adjectives in Japanese

Learn now more about adjectives in Japanese!

In previous articles on adjectives in japanese, we understand the types of adjectives and the inflections of Japanese adjectives . In today's article we will know the inflections of Japanese adjectives .

The adjectives in Japanese

As far as the inflection of these adjectives in Japanese is concerned, Japanese grammar has been very good to us. the adjectives  do not change shape according to verb tenses. To indicate the idea of time, we normally use the verb tenses of desu.

As verb tenses are indicated by です, it can appear in formal or informal modes. Following the rules of Japanese grammar, you are likely to find ない Or until なかった at the end of sentences instead of the common forms of です.

The present affirmative of adjectives na in Japanese

According to Japanese grammar, the most basic form of adjectives  is simply the adjective name followed by the syllable . Despite this, within sentences, it is quite common to omit the syllable  when the adjective in Japanese appears followed by です.



The affirmative past tense of adjectives na in Japanese

To put a Japanese adjective  in the past, just inflect the verb です for the affirmative past.



The negative present of adjectives na in Japanese

The negative present tense of Japanese adjectives na is fetus with the verb です also in the present negative. In this way, we will have:



The Past Negative of Japanese Adjectives na in Japanese

Just like the other tenses of Japanese adjectives , the past negative is made with the verb です in the same tense: the past negative.



Kanji calligraphy exercise

Below are the Japanese ideographic symbols used in this article. Selecting the desired kanji, copy and paste them into Worksheet for Kana and Kanji Practice , a new window will open where you can view the printable file and practice Japanese calligraphy by covering the gray symbols and then trying to write yourself. Just print and practice.