100 Grammar Points

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98. Level / degree of something ๏ฝžใ•

Add ใ• to adjectives to express a degree or amount

Construction:ใ€€-i adjectives:

  • Remove the trailing ใ„ and add ใ•

ใžใ†ใ•ใ‚“ใฎ้ซ˜ใ•ใฏไฝ•ใงใ™ใ‹๏ผŸ
zou san no takasa wa nan desu ka?
What is the height of an elephant

NOTE: The ใ• shows a degree; this can be a higher, lower, wider, thinner, etc amount. (we could be asking the height of an ant)


Construction:ใ€€-na adjectives:

  • Just add the ใ• without the ใช

ใ“ใฎ่ปŠใฎ้™ใ‹ใ•ใฏ้ฉšใในใใงใ™ใ€‚
kono kuruma no shizukasa wa odoroku beki desu.
This car’s quietness is amazing.

NOTE: The finished product (adjective + ใ•) becomes a noun phrase and is treated as a noun grammatically.

100 Grammar Points

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