いadjective Form

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いadjective Form

There are four いadjective forms:

  • いadjective Polite Form
  • いadjective Plain Form
  • Stem Form
  • て Form

To understand what they are, let’s use すごい which means ‘awesome’ in Japanese, as an example.

いadjective Polite Form

You need to remove い from すごい, then add the endings in bold below to speak in a polite way:

Present Positive すごいです awesome
Present Negative すごくないです is/am/are not awesome
Past Positive すごかったです was/were awesome
Present Negative すごくなかったです was/were not awesome

いadjective Plain Form

These ones are used when you speak in a casual way like talking with friends, whenever you don’t have to be polite.

You can make いadjective Plain Form by removing です from いadjective Polite Form.

Present Positive すごい awesome
Present Negative すごくない is/am/are not awesome
Past Positive すごかった was/were awesome
Present Negative すごくなかった was/were not awesome

Stem Form

Just remove い to make いadjective Stem Form.

すごい → すご

て Form

To make いadjective て Form, Remove い at the end of いadjective, then add くて.

すごい → すごくて