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Grammar detail: 〜的 (てき)

〜的 (てき) - turns a noun into an adjective
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noun
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てき
turns the noun into an adjective with the meaning 'noun-like', 'noun-ly', 'noun-al' etc. For example:
  • いっぱんてき
    一般的
    generally, commonly
  • かんどうてき
    感動的
    powerful, moving
わたし
じょせいてき
女性的
めん
せよう
おも
って
きょう
今日
この
くつ
はいてきた
I thought I'd show my feminine side, so today I wore these shoes.
This is an extremely common construction, and hundreds of words formed this way are common enough to have their own dictionary entries. For a full list, use this search.
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Kanji used in this grammar

テキ   まと target   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ハン    carrier, carry, general, all   
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カン    feelings   
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ドウ   うご to move, to stir   うごかす to shift, to move   
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シ   わたくし    わたし I, myself   
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ジョ   ニョ   ニョウ   woman; female   おんな woman   め woman   
セイ   ショウ    sex, gender, nature, disposition   
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メン   おもて mask, features, surface   おも surface   つら face   
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ケン   み to see   みえる to be seen; to appear   みせる to show   
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シ   おも to think   
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コン   キン   いま now   
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ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
カ   くつ shoes   
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