Tag: copula

49 What does っす at the end of a sentence mean? 2011-05-31T19:36:31.970

45 What exactly is "なの" (nano)? 2011-06-03T18:06:43.047

18 correctness of い adjective + です 2011-07-10T08:00:25.143

18 のだから vs のだ (んだから vs んだ) 2011-07-12T05:32:57.403

17 や in Kansai-ben when it is not だ 2011-06-08T03:39:47.493

16 When to use だ before と思います? 2011-06-04T09:16:42.230

15 Why can't だ be used after an I-adjective? 2017-02-06T16:58:26.383

14 Can だ ever be used in a question? 2011-09-08T04:54:03.627

14 Is 「3人いるだと」 grammatical? 2012-05-30T20:19:00.660

12 「です」, what is it really? Is my analysis correct? 2018-11-05T06:04:49.630

11 Usage of noun-modifying である 2013-01-07T02:32:48.133

11 -的 adjectives modifying nouns without な 2015-01-03T23:48:35.217

11 Can one say なそうです instead of だそうです when expressing hearsay? 2016-12-28T12:44:32.777

10 What is じゃ in じゃない? 2012-02-06T17:09:16.253

10 Attributive だろう 2015-12-06T23:03:21.137

9 Analyzing sentences like 日本がピンチだ and 明日は雨だ 2012-03-07T02:09:53.433

9 Adnominalisation (Relative clause - noun - copula structure): What does it mean? How can we translate it? 2014-08-03T11:23:47.467

9 When does omission of です constitute casual speech? 2016-09-24T06:24:32.923

9 Why is 高いです acceptable but 高いではあります not acceptable? 2018-11-29T12:36:55.240

8 Strange use of であった in narrative 2011-10-27T06:59:04.803

8 What is だって when it's at the beginning of a sentence? 2011-11-04T23:05:05.457

8 Sentence ending のを(だ) 2012-02-10T05:21:25.840

8 Why is this で wrong, and を preferable? 「信号を左です」 2016-06-27T03:56:27.477

8 When can AはBです mean 'A has B' 2017-02-02T11:47:02.787

7 Etymology of the copula だ 2013-06-08T19:00:51.923

7 過去形+のだ versus 現在形+のだった 2014-03-23T19:39:57.993

7 「どちら様でしたか?」 - why past form? 2014-07-03T23:31:27.730

7 Is だ (plain form of です) omittable? 2015-02-23T04:05:36.847

7 What is the difference between formal and polite verb forms? 2016-07-01T07:47:45.480

7 Is 〜でなかった valid? 2017-08-23T10:32:32.063

7 「だが」は単なる「が」に言い換えることができますか 2019-01-17T13:38:16.400

7 で in the copula である 2019-05-14T12:02:48.017

6 What makes using ある for people okay in this context? 2011-10-13T06:21:03.557

6 Meaning of でもない in this context? 2013-03-23T14:21:26.187

6 Why is there a だ in もっとだ? 2013-08-06T03:31:39.410

6 Grammatical justification for でしかない 2013-08-26T22:40:24.833

6 Meaning of じゃろ and じゃろう 2015-12-08T19:17:53.703

6 Would you consider the で in 日本食で一番好きなのは・・・ to be the particle で or the -te form of だ? 2016-02-25T20:28:28.047

6 What is the meaning of で in this sentence 2017-01-11T20:53:57.823

6 Two も clauses and then です 2019-03-30T22:26:43.227

5 だが attached to the subject/topic 2012-06-13T09:04:27.043

5 「こわいだから。」 versus 「こわい、だから[...]」 2012-12-13T08:00:29.597

5 Why does 好き use な? 2013-10-14T05:51:03.500

5 Noun + da kara desu -- why are da and desu mixed? why not both "da" or both "desu"? 2016-05-01T10:56:24.520

5 Understanding じゃから 2016-10-18T14:05:13.217

5 Function of であって 2017-02-06T02:45:43.523

5 Difference between どこですか and どこにいますか/どこにありますか? 2017-04-08T15:17:00.650

5 未然形 of である and 連用形 of だ 2017-05-14T21:15:53.820

5 Overall syntax of this sentence 2017-07-03T09:08:40.077

5 na-adjectives in different tenses. これは真面目だった人です。 2018-09-27T12:47:31.700

5 The uses of である 2019-05-30T12:36:02.903

5 Nominal connectors in embedded sentences: 名詞・形容動詞 +「である」「だという」「な」等 (+ こと) の使い分けについて 2019-09-29T16:13:33.623

4 Why does replacing だ to である changes the meaning of a the sentence? 2011-09-15T06:07:37.647

4 Do adjectives/adjective-like verb forms in informal speech need a copula? 2013-10-05T21:57:08.737

4 Do I need to add "da" before "to iimashita"? 2016-04-09T12:04:40.120

4 Difference between ます and です 2016-04-13T21:16:39.650

4 What does "da" mean in "tabeta bakari da"? 2016-04-20T14:01:41.080

4 Confusing use of plain copula (だ should be だった?) 2016-06-27T12:26:43.080

4 When to use である vs であります? 2016-06-30T05:42:09.370

4 Is putting だ before よor ね considered incorrect? 2016-07-26T15:25:16.103

4 Difference between になる / である / の 2016-12-26T07:52:31.160

4 "あの星があなたで" and "あの星はあなただ", between those two, what's the difference? 2018-06-26T16:38:11.363

4 形容動詞 attributively before a noun: な or conjugated だ 2018-08-08T16:46:58.127

4 Difference between である and だ in the written form 2018-10-04T14:01:08.997

4 Can です be used attributively (as a modifier of a noun)? 2019-03-14T08:19:14.397

4 When to omit だ when answering questions? 2019-08-22T15:53:59.650

3 Why does そっくり(な?) take the な particle? 2013-06-15T05:39:54.423

3 What does だ mean at the end of a sentence or following a noun 2014-04-05T07:05:24.913

3 わけ accompanied by な particle 2014-05-09T19:54:17.013

3 Can the である copula be explained as で (particle) + ある (to exist), i.e. "to exist in the form of ~"? 2014-08-02T03:53:54.577

3 たとえ-Continuative-たとしても 2015-12-10T15:35:58.913

3 What function does this で have 2017-08-17T08:02:20.277

3 Usage of じゃ in 西瓜を買うと、俺もあいつも好きじゃで両得じゃ 2018-02-06T08:08:32.080

3 Explanation for 'noun + な + ので', is 'ので' still a 接続助詞 here? 2019-02-02T15:32:16.177

3 Origin of the usage of な in ~なんだ 2019-04-10T18:48:37.160

3 Nominalization of です? 2019-07-03T11:15:23.787

2 When is it possible to split である in で+ある 2014-07-23T00:47:01.230

2 The の in のに and なのに 2014-07-31T17:13:41.707

2 Can で mean 'and'? 2015-06-25T16:12:29.930

2 What does どくしんでハンサムだからね mean? 2016-01-07T09:21:05.220

2 What does では mean in this sentence? 2017-03-29T20:47:28.700

2 Wanai vs Arimasen 2017-07-21T23:14:31.697

2 What does なる mean in words like 完全なる&聖なる? 2018-01-13T09:23:02.847

2 When do you use the "な" version of the copula? 2018-04-04T03:36:40.027

2 んです Conjugation 2018-04-25T21:04:31.513

2 How to understand "で" and 献立 here? 2018-05-26T08:37:16.513

2 non sentence ending な in this comedic conversation 2018-12-12T07:24:10.953

2 understanding であると同時に construction 2019-01-08T12:42:21.027

2 Past tense ...でする vs. past tense copula です confusion 2019-01-30T22:49:23.273

2 Obscure verb forms? 2019-12-08T05:50:24.520

1 Listing modifiers with 〜であり 2015-05-30T06:31:43.653

1 How to translate the construction "noun + で" 2016-06-28T16:16:58.283

1 How do the は and が function here? 2016-10-21T13:17:41.487

1 hontou nano ka , is "na" here part of the question marker or is it something else? 2017-04-02T18:50:02.873

1 How is ではなく formed? 2017-04-15T18:30:45.490

1 Is なんです the same as んです? 2017-08-14T01:19:41.570

1 can you use ありき as a な-adjective 2017-09-10T11:40:10.447

1 Is there a contracted/casual form of でないと? 2017-12-07T14:19:15.730

1 Why is verb (plain, dictionary form) + だろう/でしょう/であろう grammatical? 2018-04-21T11:22:37.950