Japanese na adjective Te Form

Na adjective in Japanese has its own te form. Today we will learn how to make na adjective te form in Japanese language. First lets learn the rule for na adjective te form.

RULE:

To change na adjective to te form simply replace な (na) with で (de) at the end of the word.
Example:
かんたん becomes かんたん
ふべん becomes ふべん
ゆうめい becomes ゆうめい

Lets have a look on te form for common na adjectives.

Hiragana
Kanji
Meaning
Te form
Reading
かんたんな
簡単な
easy
かんたんで
kantan-de
ひまな
熱な
not busy
ひまで
hima-de
きれいな
綺麗な
beautiful/clean
きれいで
kirei-de
にぎやかな
賑やかな
lively/busy (area)
にぎやかで
nigiyaka-de
しずかな
静かな
quiet (area)
しずかで
shizuka-de
べんりな
便利な
convenient
べんりで
benri-de
ふべんな
不便な
inconvenient
ふべんで
fuben-de
げんきな
元気な
energetic/healthy
げんきで
genki-de
しんせつな
親切な
kind
しんせつで
shinsetsu-de
ゆうめいな
有名な
famous
ゆうめいで
yuumei-de
はでな
派手な
shiny/flashy
はでで
hade-de
じみな
地味な
simple/plain
じみで
jimi-de

Now you know how make te form for Japanese na adjective. Hope this grammar lesson helps you enough to understand te form for Japanese na adjectives.

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