quasi-adjective

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • quasi adjective

Noun[edit]

quasi-adjective (plural quasi-adjectives)

  1. adjectival noun, a specific Japanese part of speech. Some of these words can be used as regular nouns, and all can be used as adjectives when followed by the postfix な (na), in contrast to Japanese common adjectives, 形容詞 (keiyōshi). In Japanese grammar, these words are categorized as 形容動詞 (keiyōdōshi).

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Related terms[edit]

  • (part of speech that shares features with nouns and adjectives): nominal
  • adjective

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