Japanese 60 - Conjugating な-adjectives

In this lesson you will learn how to conjugate な-adjectives into the past tense and the negative form in Japanese. In both cases the adjective itself is left unchanged while です, the to be verb, is modified, as shown in the below tables.

PositiveNegative
Present〜です〜じゃ ない です
Past〜でした〜じゃ なかった です

Look at the sentences below to see these conjugations applied in sentences.

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