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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)'