形容詞

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Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

形容詞

  1. adjective

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
けい
Grade: 2
よう
Grade: 5

Grade: 6
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of 形容 (keiyō, description; form) +‎ (shi, word).

Noun[edit]

形容詞 (hiragana けいようし, romaji keiyōshi)

  1. (grammar) a word that modifies or describes a noun or nominal phrase: an adjective
  2. more specific to Japanese grammar, an adjective with an attributive form that ends in (​-i)

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References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

形容詞 (hyeongyongsa) (hangeul 형용사)

  1. Hanja form? of 형용사, “adjective”.