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The Handbook of Japanese Adjectives and Adverbs

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For any beginner of Japanese, adjectives and adverbs are bound to present a challenge. Unlike English adjectives, Japanese ones conjugate, meaning that you must memorize their various forms before being able to build sentences of any complexity. Adverbs do not conjugate, but make use of particles to show their grammatical relationship to other words, and some have very sub ...more
Paperback, 326 pages
Published November 15th 2002 by Kodansha
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Great for helping make your Japanese a little more lively by adding a few well-placed adjectives and adverbs. Just remember these parts of speech are the devil when writing Western fiction ;)
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Taeko Kamiya is a internationally recognized linguist, teacher and author. She studied at Doshisha Women's College (Kyoto) before receiving Masters degrees from the University of San Francisco in education and from Monterey Institute of International Studies in linguistics. She taught Japanese for twenty-five years at the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, California, and has written several ...more
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