atatakai

Zaina

Zaina

Can someone please give a detailed grammatical explanation to why and how Atatakai has become atatakakute? thanks!
Sayaka-Matsuura

Sayaka-Matsuura

When you join verb sentences or adjective sentences with "and", the first verb or the first adjective is changed to the "te-form". "Atatakakute" is the te-form of "atatakai". For example, if you want to say "This sweater is warm and pretty," you would say: Kono SEETAA wa atatakakute, kiree desu. Drop off "i" from "atatakai" and add "kute". That's how you get the te-form of an I-adjective. On the other hand, if you place a NA-adjective first in this sentence: Kono SEETAA wa kiree de atatakai desu. Na-adjective does not have a te-form. Instead, you add "de".
Zaina

Zaina

:) thanks, that was a load off

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