General features of Japanese grammar

General features of Japanese grammar is…

• Japanese language is comprised of verbs, adjectives, nouns, adverbs, conjunctions and particles.

• A predicate always comes at the emd of a sentence.

• A modifier always comes before the word or phrase to be modified.

• Verb or adjective conjugation show only two tenses, the “present form” and the “past form”.

• Adjectives are divided into two types according to their type of inflection.

• The grammatical function of nouns in indicated by particles.

• Words do not inflect for person, gender or number.

• Words or phrases are often omitted if they are understood from the context.


These points are very important, so make sure you really understand it.






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