What is Na- adjectives?

The conjugations of Na- adjectives are summarized in the table.

Example :





The na-adjective is very simple to learn because it acts essentially like a noun. All the conjugation rules for both nouns and na-adjectives are the same.


An adjective can directly modify a noun that immediately follows it. All adjectives fall under two categories: na-adjectives and i-adjectives.


形容詞は、その直後に続く名詞を直接変更できます。 すべての形容詞は、na形容詞とi形容詞の2つのカテゴリに分類されます。

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Japanese is a language of empathy

When I ask learners about their impressions of Japan, I usually get answers like “Japan is beautiful, convenient, and clean” or “Japanese people are kind and gentle.

Japanese is a language that does not separate the speaker from the listener, but willingly stands on the same level and tries to empathize with the listener if possible.
Rather than asserting themselves, they often aim to “fit in” with the whole.