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Grammar detail: き archaic adjective form

き archaic adjective form
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The き form is an archaic form of (noun-modifying form) of some adjectives. In modern Japanese, the form ends in い, and is the same as the dictionary form. The き form is still seen in modern Japanese as a way of creating the impression of archaic or highly literary speech, and persists in one or two terms such as .
The transition from き (and other sounds in other archaic grammatical forms) to い is known as .
Examples:
いと
しき
dear
くろ
black
ふか
deep
きいろ
黄色
yellow
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Kanji used in this grammar

レン   つれる to take, to lead   つらねる to line up   つらなる to extend   
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タイ   テイ   からだ body   
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ケイ   ギョウ   shape   かたち    かた    
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ケイ    system; lineage   
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アイ    love   
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オン   イン   sound   おと    ね    
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便
convenience; tidings   ビン tidings   ベン convenience   たよ tidings, news   
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コク   くろ    くろ black   
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シン   ふか deep   ふかめる to fill   ふかまる to deepen   
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オウ   コウ   き yellow   
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ショク   シキ   いろ color   
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