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シヴァックの練習: い adjectives

Postby Sivak » Wed 06.03.2009 8:26 pm

I want to be sure I have the い adjectives down as well as combining some previous concepts.
These are silly examples, but the best I could come up with.

僕は木曜日に美味しいピザを食べます。ピザが好きです。
I will eat tasty pizza on Thursday. I like pizza.

猫は午後4時に青くと熱く水を飲みませんでした。彼女は熱く水がきらいですよ。
The cat didn't drink the blue and hot water at 4pm. She dislikes hot water.

僕は囲碁が好きです。
I like the game of go.

僕は囲碁が好きです。
I like the game of go.
「I like to play the game of go」は日本語で何と言いますか?

この分は馬鹿らしかってですか?
Were these sentences silly?

Thanks, I appreciate any pointers if I'm wrong.
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Re: シヴァックの練習: い adjectives

Postby coco » Sat 06.06.2009 5:52 pm

Sivak wrote:僕は木曜日に美味しいピザを食べます。ピザが好きです。
I will eat tasty pizza on Thursday. I like pizza.

猫は午後4時に青く水を飲みませんでした。彼女は熱水がきらいですよ。
The cat didn't drink the blue and hot water at 4pm. She dislikes hot water.

In Japanese, 熱い水 is called (お)湯.
Your sentence would be 青いお湯を飲みませんでした.

僕は囲碁が好きです。
I like the game of go.
「I like to play the game of go」は日本語で何と言いますか?


To play 囲碁 game is expressed as 碁を打つ. But I've hardly heard someone said 僕は碁を打つのが好きです, despite the fact that it is grammatically correct.
People who like to play 囲碁 as amateurs usually say 碁を少しやります/碁を少し打ちます. 
I think this is a cultural issue rather than a grammatical one.

このは馬鹿らしかっですか?
Were these sentences silly?

この文は馬鹿らしかったですか? is grammatically correct.
この文は馬鹿らしいと思いましたか? would be more natural.  

You might want to review how to combine plural adjectives.
Try basic phrases;
1) long black hair
2) a tiny red ribbon
3) a cute and smart girl

By the way, did you read your previous threads?
Some members have answered your questions.
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Re: シヴァックの練習: い adjectives

Postby keatonatron » Sat 06.06.2009 10:47 pm

Sivak wrote:猫は午後4時に青くと熱く水を飲みませんでした。彼女は熱く水がきらいですよ。
The cat didn't drink the blue and hot water at 4pm. She dislikes hot water.


Most of them were pretty good! Coco already explained about お湯, but I think this sentence would provide the most-needed practice, so you should try to rewrite it using something other than water. How about milk? (牛乳 : ぎゅうにゅう) Even if you simply replace water with milk, there are some pretty simple mistakes (e.g. If you replace the second 水 with 牛乳, you get 熱く牛乳! According to what you've learned, that doesn't make sense does it?)
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Re: シヴァックの練習: い adjectives

Postby Sivak » Sun 06.07.2009 10:45 pm

coco wrote:In Japanese, 熱い水 is called (お)湯.
Your sentence would be 青いお湯を飲みませんでした.


I see. Didn't know "hot water" had its own word, heh.

coco wrote:To play 囲碁 game is expressed as 碁を打つ. But I've hardly heard someone said 僕は碁を打つのが好きです, despite the fact that it is grammatically correct.
People who like to play 囲碁 as amateurs usually say 碁を少しやります/碁を少し打ちます. 
I think this is a cultural issue rather than a grammatical one.


OK. I figured what I was saying 「僕は囲碁が好きです。」 would be fine, but was just curious about the other. Interesting note about the casual players. Also, do most speakers simply say 碁 and not 囲碁? I normally thought it was called "igo" for clarity in sentences since "go" means several things.

coco wrote:この文は馬鹿らしかったですか? is grammatically correct.
この文は馬鹿らしいと思いましたか? would be more natural.


I see. So, と思いましたか would be like: "Were these sentences considered silly?". I was trying to translate 思う
and that was what I found.

coco wrote:By the way, did you read your previous threads?
Some members have answered your questions.


Yes, I replied a few times in that post. I got the info I needed at the time.

As far as combining adjectives, I was actually guessing on those. I haven't quite gotten that far, but I wanted to practice with what I had read to that point. Thanks for the information.
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