06/02/19

#### Unifying concept for noun-adjectives of the pattern Xかな?

Consider these: - ～か： >- 静か >- 愚か >- 厳か - ～やか: >- 穏やか >- 鮮やか >- 賑やか - ～らか: >- 柔らか >- 滑らか >- 明らか There are many more that I've not listed. The か/やか/らか at... more

05/26/19

#### Why are we allowed to use を particle with na-adjectives?

Can someone explain the usage of a _na_-adjective with the を particle? I cannot understand why we can say > ほうれん草を嫌いな人もいる。 because I'd thought that it had to be a が or の particle instead of... more

04/07/19

#### why is it that some 形容動詞 accepts の after it while some only accepts な after it?

why is it that some 形容動詞 accepts の after it while some only accepts な after it? Examples: の only: 普通、大勢 な or の: 初心、特別、特殊 Is there a way for us to tell if a 形容動詞 needs a の or な particle after... more

03/18/19

Japanese has two kinds of adjectives known by several terms but the ones I know are i-adjectives and na-adjectives - why? I recall that Japanese adjectives are much more like verbs than in... more