See also: 形容词

Contents

ChineseEdit

facial appearance; looks; countenance
 
works; phrases; classical Chinese poem; word; diction
trad. (形容詞) 形容
simp. (形容词) 形容

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

形容詞

  1. adjective

JapaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

Grade: 6
on'yomi

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

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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. (grammar) more specific to Japanese grammar, an adjective with an attributive form that ends in (​-i)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.

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Hanja in this term

NounEdit

形容詞 ‎(hyeongyongsa) ‎(hangeul 형용사)

  1. Hanja form? of 형용사, “adjective”.