[JP] Multiple Adjectives & Noun

Some more transformation is required to use multiple adjectives in a sentence. Actually, it is under the rule for compounding sentences where て-form plays a significant role. Nevertheless, this form will be discussed in details later. For now, please apply the transformations below for all adjectives before the last one.

て-form is used for connecting ideas that are positively related. も can be added for negation. All adjectives before the last one are subject to be transformed.

A sentence describing a noun

Examples

  • 彼は真面目で 親切で 頼もしいです。 (kare wa majime de shinsetsu de tanomoshii) =He is serious, kind, and reliable.
  • ここは人が少なくて 静かです。(koko wa hito ga sukunakute shizuka desu) =There are few people here and it is quiet.
  • 安くなくてもいいです。(yasukunakutemo ii desu) =It is not cheap, but good.
    ** 安い (yasui) = cheap (い-adj), 安くない (yasukunai) = not cheap (い-adj)

Connecting multiple adjectives to a noun

Examples

  • 真面目で 親切で 頼もしい人(majime de shinsetsu de tonamoshii hito)=A serious, kind, and reliable person
  • 人が少なくて 静かな ところ (hito ga sukunakute shizuka na tokoro) =A quiet place with few people
  • 高くて狭くて遠いアパート (takakute semakute tooi apa-to) =An expensive, small, and far-away apartment

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