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Japanese Adjectives in Sentences Part 1

Posted by on September 9, 2009 in Japanese Phrases, Japanese words | 3 comments

Japanese adjectives

A few days ago we made a post listing nearly 100 Japanese words for Describing (adjectives). Over the next few days we will be using those adjectives in sample sentences. Here are the first 10!

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Japanese Phrases and Sentences

1    君は背が高いね。
きみはせがたかいね。
You are tall.

2   このレストランは少し高い。
このレストランはすこしたかい。
This restaurant is a little expensive.

3   低い棚がほしい。
ひくいたながほしい。
I want a low chest.
* In Japanese, subject is often omitted.

4   これ安いね。
これやすいね。
This is cheap.

5   あの家は大きい。
あのいえはおおきい。
That house is big.

6   君の手は小さい。
きみのてはちいさい。
Your hands are small.

7   新しいCDを買いました。
あたらしいCDをかいました。
I bought a new CD.

8   このバイクは古い。
このバイクはふるい。
This bike is old.

9   今日は早く起きた。
きょうははやくおきた。
I woke up early today.
* If adjective is to modify a verb, the last letter い will change into く.

10  君は足が速い。
きみはあしがはやい。
You run fast.

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3 Comments

  1. avatar

    i love it,it adden my vocabulary…

  2. avatar

    What does ‘kimi’ mean? Is it simply “you”, i,e, anato?

  3. avatar

    kimi is male speech for you and informal way to say ‘friend’.

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