Nihongo ga o jōzu desu ne

jean-michel November 27, 2011, 7:10 pm
Is the 'o' before jozu honorific ? ga makes nihongo the subject of desu . But what is the o for ?
Thanks !
Nihongo ga o jōzu desu ne
2679 November 28, 2011, 3:55 pm
it's simply a honorific particle which you put before a word to make it, well...honorific .
There is also Go as an honorific particle, but that's covered in later lessons.
examples:
Osushi ga suki desu -> I like sushi -> honorific "o"

GOmeiwaku o okakeshite gomen nasai -> I'm sorry for causing you trouble/inconveniences -> honorific "go"
Nihongo ga o jōzu desu ne
amit--1 November 28, 2011, 9:46 pm
はじめまして。
Nihongo ga o jōzu desu ne
amit--1 November 28, 2011, 9:48 pm
私はすしがすきくないです。
Nihongo ga o jōzu desu ne
risa-rocket-japanese-tutor November 23, 2013, 7:45 am
Amitさん、
こんにちは。

In your last sentence it should be:
わたしは すしが好きじゃないです。

好き is a な adjective so when making it a negative we add じゃない。

E.g. きれい= きれいじゃない

日本語の勉強 頑張ってください!
Nihongo ga o jōzu desu ne

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