形容詞

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”.

MandarinEdit

simpl. 形容词
trad. 形容

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin xíngróngcí
Zhuyin ㄒㄧㄥˊ ㄖㄨㄥˊ ㄘˊ
IPA (key) /ɕiŋ³⁵ ʐʊŋ³⁵ t͡sʰz̩³⁵/

NounEdit

形容詞 (traditional, Pinyin xíngróngcí, simplified 形容词)

  1. adjective
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