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Readings
けい
kei
English
Suffix
See also: 活用形・かつようけい
See also: 三角形・さんかくけい
form, tense

Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: 形容詞
Abbreviation
part of speech tag used in dictionaries
adjective, i-adjective (in Japanese)

Kanjis
ON: ケイ, ギョウ KUN: かた, -がた, かたち, なり
shape, form, style

Stroke: 7 Grade: 2 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-4-3 FC: 1242.2


Phrases
君なりのやり方で仕事しなさい。
Parts: (きみ) (なり) やり方 (やりかた) 仕事 (しごと) なさい
Do your work in your own way.

物質は温度によって形を変える。
Parts: 物質 (ぶっしつ) 温度 (おんど) に因って (によって) (かたち) 変える (かえる)
Matter changes its form according to temperature.

給料をかたに私に500ドルが、前払いされた。
Parts: 給料 (きゅうりょう) (かた) (わたし) ドル 前払い (まえばらい) 為れる (された)
I received a five hundred dollar advance on my pay.

進行形の文では、動詞のing形、つまり現在分詞となります。
Parts: 進行形 (しんこうけい) (ぶん) 動詞 (どうし) (けい) 詰まり (つまり) 現在分詞 (げんざいぶんし) となる
In a progressive tense sentence it becomes the -ing form verb, that is the present participle.

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