Learn about Adjectives in Japanese
- Adjectives in Japanese are different from their English counterparts. They do strange things like change with tenses & moods…
Adjectives are split into 2 groups. -i adjectives and -na adjectives.
We will look at the two groups closely, but don’t feel you have to learn everything at once. Give it some time to sink in.
Examples of -i Adjectives:
|akai – red
omoshiroi – interesting
hayai – fast
nagai – long
Examples of -na Adjectives:
|kirei – pretty, beautiful kirei na onna – pretty woman
shizuka – quiet shizuka na yoru – quiet night
rippa – great, splendid rippa na boushi – great hat