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adjectives...

do all adjectives end in an i?
Sayaka-Matsuura

Sayaka-Matsuura

Konnichiwa Puddle san! ALL Japanese adjectives end in either *I *or *NA*, when placed before a noun. There really isn't a clear-cut distinction between the two endings :?

how do we make the Na ones negative then since we cant take the i off and put kunai....or do i just add kunai to after the na anyway?
Sayaka-Matsuura

Sayaka-Matsuura

To make NA-type adjectives into negative, you drop the *NA *and add *DEWA NAI* for formal situations, and *JYA NAI* for informal. For example: __*KIREINA* __(Beautiful) Kirei-JYA NAI (NOT beautiful) or Kirei-DEWA NAI :idea:

does kunai have an informal/formal counterpart?
Sayaka-Matsuura

Sayaka-Matsuura

No, KUNAI does not have an informal counterpart, however, if you wanted to say "I don't want to eat" you can say: TabetaKUNAI DESU (formally) or just TabetaKUNAI! (informally) :shock:

couldnt you use masu with eat to say i dont want to eat as well?

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