Post Reply Differences betweem "I" and "Na" Adjective
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Posted 6/5/08
Hey,I really need help with I and Na Adjective...very confusing >.<
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Posted 6/17/08
I really don't understand what it is that you want to know please be more specific
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Posted 6/24/08
i adjectives are adjs that can be changed when the i at the end of the word is crossed off and sumthing else is added to it

eg. akai = red
akakunai = isn't red

notice the i is replaced by the kunai which makes the neg

i adjectives always end in "ai", "ii", "ui", "oi" NEVER "ei"
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Posted 6/24/08
cant explain na adj too complicated !!!>.<

but hope the i adj explaination helps =]
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Posted 7/8/08
thanks
i and na adjective is confusing sometime @.@
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Posted 7/19/08

Jiroluva wrote:

i adjectives are adjs that can be changed when the i at the end of the word is crossed off and sumthing else is added to it

eg. akai = red
akakunai = isn't red

notice the i is replaced by the kunai which makes the neg

i adjectives always end in "ai", "ii", "ui", "oi" NEVER "ei"


but like example "akaku" and "akai" both have the same meaning right? what's the difference O.o
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Posted 9/1/08
this is very very very difficult to explain but, here are some basic pointers:

basic form:


past tense:


negative form (polite)


negative form (casual)


i have some powerpoints from my sensei on i-adj and na-adj if you need them please email/pm me (:
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Posted 9/1/08

eternal_days wrote:


Jiroluva wrote:

i adjectives are adjs that can be changed when the i at the end of the word is crossed off and sumthing else is added to it

eg. akai = red
akakunai = isn't red

notice the i is replaced by the kunai which makes the neg

i adjectives always end in "ai", "ii", "ui", "oi" NEVER "ei"


but like example "akaku" and "akai" both have the same meaning right? what's the difference O.o


regarding your question i honestly have no idea i haven't been taught that sorry
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Posted 10/6/08
I keyoushi and Na keyoushi huh.....

Just follow what the person just teach

Only remember that

Kirei clean/beautiful
Yumei famous
is under na keyoushi

then the rest is just as being taught by previous post
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