Last modified on 11 August 2014, at 08:18

形容詞

See also: 形容词

ChineseEdit

simpl.
trad.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

形容詞

  1. adjective

JapaneseEdit

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

Grade: 6
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

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)

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this word

NounEdit

形容詞 (hyeongyongsa) (hangeul 형용사)

  1. Hanja form? of 형용사, “adjective”.