- 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