atsukatta hi

anne-r October 18, 2012, 8:37 pm
I'm not sure what ichiban atsukatta hi wa kinou desu means.

Does it mean The hottest day was yesterday.

or Yesterday was the hottest day.
atsukatta hi
2679 October 19, 2012, 1:30 am
I have responded to your first question here: http://members.rocketlanguages.com/your-community/japanese-grammar/what-does-this-mean-why-do-you-say-atsukatta-was-hot-but-finish-the-sentence-with-kinou-desu-which-is-present-form

In english, both sentences are correct and mean the same thing, and the translation that you did for "ichiban atsukatta hi wa kinou desu" is good .
atsukatta hi
Camille-W1 May 5, 2014, 2:17 pm
Hi!
atsukatta hi
risa-rocket-japanese-tutor May 20, 2014, 7:47 am
Anne さん、

こんにちは。

Re: The meaning of "一番 暑かった 日は 昨日です。"

Simply translated, this sentence means: The hottest day was yesterday.
Or yesterday was the hottest day.

Similarly you can change the order of that sentence to say:
昨日が 一番 暑かった 日です。
Yesterday was the hottest day.

Hope this helped!

Lisa
atsukatta hi

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