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Grammar detail: の adjectives

の adjectives
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Many Japanese words, almost always nouns or pronouns, can be used as adjectives by adding の at the end.
えいえん
永遠
あい
eternal love
ひんし
瀕死
じゅうしょう
重傷
a life-threatening injury
たて
じまのシャツ
Some words can be used as の adjectives or other forms of adjective. For, example,
あお
actually has three forms of adjective:
あお
いセータ a blue sweater
あお
きも
気持
ち a blue feeling
あお
じかん
時間
a blue time
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Kanji used in this grammar

エイ   long time   なが long (time)   
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エン   オン   far away   とお far   
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アイ    love   
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ヒン to face   
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シ   death   し die   
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ジュウ   チョウ   おも heavy   かさなる to be piled up   かさねる to pile up   え -fold, -ply   
ショウ   きず wound   いた to go bad, be damaged   いためる to injure   
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ジュウ   たて vertical, length   
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セイ   ショウ   あお-    あお blue   
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キ   ケ    spirit   
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ジ   も to hold, to have   
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ジ   とき time, occasion   
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カン   ケン   あいだ interval, between   ま space, room   
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