Polite Form of Japanese Adjectives
To study this grammar point, please make sure you understand the following:
When you look up words in a dictionary, they are written in plain form which you would say casually in your daily life.
Polite Form for い-adjectives
You may change an an い-adjective phrase to polite form by adding です (polite form of verb to be) at the end of the sentences. Of course だ (plain form of verb to be) should be dropped, if it exists. It applies for present, negative and past tense forms.
Polite Form for な-adjectives
Related Grammar Points
- Polite Form of Japanese Verbs and ます-Stem
- Negative Form of Japanese Adjectives
- Conjugation of Japanese Verbs and Adjectives
- Introduction to Japanese Adjectives
- Past Tense of Japanese Adjectives
- Modifying Japanese Adjectives to Adverbs
- Negative Form of Japanese Verbs and ない-Form
- Japanese て-form and Action Verbs