Japanese Language Grammar Pattern ga suki 「が 好き」

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Japanese Language Grammar Pattern ga suki 「が 好き」

Japanese Language Grammar Pattern ga suki

Japanese Grammar Pattern   :

Kanji : 。。。 好き 。。。
Hiragana : 。。。 すき 。。。
Romaji : 。。。 ga suki 。。。
Meaning : 。。。 particle ga like 。。。

Translation                              :

1. Like + the (item, subject, thing)
2. Prefer + the (item, subject, thing)
3. tendency to like, to prefer + the (item, subject, thing)
3. any other translations which is describing the like, the preference or the tendency toward items, subjects or things which is stated or is being discussed in the statement, sentence or conversation.

The above Japanese language grammar pattern is shown to express the tendency for an item, subject or matter. It is a subjective matter depends on the person who is trying to speak or to create the sentence. Below is an example of using the grammar pattern  in a simple sentence :

Kanji : 泳ぐが好きです。
Hiragana : およぐがすきです。
Romaji : oyogu ga suki desu.
Meaning : I like to swim (swimming).

In the sentence given above as an example, the Japanese grammar pattern usage ‘ga suki’ is expressing the subject preference or like to certain subject or activity which is in this context is ‘swimming’.  It is a combination of particle ‘ga’ and ‘suki’ which is a -na adjective.

The item, subject or matter in this context can be assumed that generally it is a noun. So, the one precedes particle ‘ga’ is a noun but in this context is ‘oyogu’ which is actually a dictionary form verb. Another example which is using a simple noun can be shown below :

Kanji : コーヒーが好きです。
Hiragana : コーヒーがすきです。
Romaji : Ko-hi- ga suki desu.
Meaning :

I like coffee.

The above example also uses Japanese language grammar pattern ‘ga suki’ . But on the above example, the one precede particle ‘ga’ is actually a noun rather than a verb which is shown in the example in the earlier part. But there are similar expressions taken from the above example and also the earlier one. Both of it stress on the preference or tendency for a certain item, subject or matter. The first one is swimming and the latter is coffee.

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