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© Copyright 2014 JLPTBootCamp.com
I forgot to mention one thing in the
previous video. Sorry about that.
Photo by butupa
© Copyright 2014 JLPTBootCamp.com
I didn't tell you about casual negative
tense. But, it's really easy.
Photo by Seeveeaar
© Copyright 2014 JLPTBootCamp.com
For i-adjectives, you just cut the い
off and add くない , like so:
あまい → あま + くない → あまくない
a...
© Copyright 2014 JLPTBootCamp.com
There is one odd ball to be aware of
though – いい , which means good in
Japanese...
Photo...
© Copyright 2014 JLPTBootCamp.com
...has an irregular negative form. It
changes from いい to よい .
いい – good よくない – not good
...
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Casual Negative Tense for Japanese

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In this short slideshare I go over how to form the casual negative tense of verbs in Japanese and the irregular いい adjective.

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Casual Negative Tense for Japanese

  1. 1. © Copyright 2014 JLPTBootCamp.com I forgot to mention one thing in the previous video. Sorry about that. Photo by butupa
  2. 2. © Copyright 2014 JLPTBootCamp.com I didn't tell you about casual negative tense. But, it's really easy. Photo by Seeveeaar
  3. 3. © Copyright 2014 JLPTBootCamp.com For i-adjectives, you just cut the い off and add くない , like so: あまい → あま + くない → あまくない amai → ama + kunai → amakunai
  4. 4. © Copyright 2014 JLPTBootCamp.com There is one odd ball to be aware of though – いい , which means good in Japanese... Photo by Nina Mathews Photography
  5. 5. © Copyright 2014 JLPTBootCamp.com ...has an irregular negative form. It changes from いい to よい . いい – good よくない – not good ii yokunai

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