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Subject: attributive word?
From: Carl Johnson (carlj7yahoo.com)
Date: Sun, 04 Jan 2004 09:02:37 GMT
References: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
> But there is something legitimately weird about 同じ (onaji). It's used without a na or a proper i-ending. Does anyone know if there are any other adjectives (or whatever it is) of the same kind and function? I think that someone mentioned it a couple months ago, but didn't give a full explanation of what is meant...
"Re: adjectival nouns vs. descriptive verbs" by hiro is the message I was thinking of, but I'm still not sure what an "attributive word" is... Did onajiru used to be a verb or something?
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