How do you use Datta in Japanese?
To get the past form of NA-adjectives, you add DATTA at the end of the adjectives. So, SUKI (to like, be fond of) becomes SUKI DATTA (liked, was(were) fond of). BENRI (convenient) becomes BENRI DATTA (was convenient). To turn NA-adjectives into the past negative, you add DEWA NAKATTA.
How do you use desu and Deshita?
To make it the past tense, remove ending “na”, and add “deshita”. To make it negative, remove ending “i”, and add “dewa arimasen deshita”. Examples: kantan desu (It’s easy) / kantan deshita (It was easy) / kantan dewa arimasen (It isn’t easy). / kantan dewa arimasen deshita (It wasn’t easy).
How do you say desu ka informally?
So, often you can omit desu and automatically get more casual. Anyway: The plain form of desu is da! So, you simply might say da instead of desu, and also get more casual that way.
What is the difference between desu and Deshita?
The reason why DESU is used is because the person still likes Japanese. Imagine if we used DESHITA that it would mean the person USED to like Japanese. “Since when did you used to like Japanese” would be the question if we say ITSU KARA NIHONGO GA SUKI DESHITA KA.
What does Otsukare Sama Deshita mean?
you are tired
From the word “otsukaresama” (お疲れ様), or the verb “tsukareru” (疲れる) in plain form, means “to be tired.” So “otsukaresama desu” (present tense; お疲れ様です) or “otsukaresama deshita” (past tense; お疲れ様でした) would be “you are tired.” Wait, how can “you are tired” be used as a greeting, or for any of the above situations at all?
Is Deshita formal?
For the past tense of an -i adjective, the adjective + でした (deshita) is nonstandard and generally considered a common grammatical mistake made by non-native speakers.
What is Gochisousama Deshita?
“Gochisousama deshita“ or the more casual “Gochisousama“ is a Japanese phrase used after finishing your meal, literally translated as “It was a great deal of work (preparing the meal).” Thus, it can be interpreted in Japanese as “Thank you for the meal; it was a feast.” Like “Itadakimasu“, it gives thanks to everyone …
What is Doudesuka?
Learn Japanese grammar: はどうですか (wa dou desu ka). Meaning: how about; how is. This pattern is to ask about the listener’s impression or opinion about something.