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森さん、遅いですね。 Mori-san, osoi desu ne. 'Mr Mori is late.'

ベルリンはきれいですけど、ちょっと寒いです。 ベルリンは遠いですけど、とてもおもしろいです。 Berurin wa kirei tooi desu kedo, chotto samui totemo omoshiroi desu. 'Berlin is beautifulfar, but it is a bit coldvery interesting.'

うるさいですから、ラジオを止めてください。 Urusai desu kara, rajio o tomete kudasai. 'Please turn off the radio, because it is noisy.'


背が低い se ga hikui 'short'. C.f. 背が高い se ga takai 'tall (of people)'

遅い osoi 'late'

きれい kirei 'pretty, beautiful'. Ends in -ei and so is not an I Adjective, but behaves like one in this pattern.

遠い tooi 'far'. This is one of the small number of words where long o is spelled oo, rather than ou.

おもしろい omoshiroi 'interesting'

から 'so (indicating a reason)'