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Douglas Triggs
19 May 2007 @ 03:10 pm
More sentence patterns. More contrived, typo-filled example sentences. Together at... I mean, again.

N1 は N2 が ADJ です。 -> As for N1, N2 is ADJ.

N1 は N2 も い-ADJ1-し N3 も ADJ2 です。 -> As for N1, N2 is ADJ1 and N3 is ADJ2.

N1 は N2 も な-ADJ1 だし N3 も ADJ2 です。 -> As for N1, N2 is ADJ1 and N3 is ADJ2.

N1 は N2 は い-ADJ1 が N3 は ADJ2 です。 -> As for N1, N2 is ADJ1 but N3 is ADJ2.

N1 は N2 は な-ADJ1 だが N3 は ADJ2 です。 -> As for N1, N2 is ADJ1 but N3 is ADJ2.

N1 は い-ADJ1-て [N2 は] ADJ2 です。 -> N1 is ADJ1, and/so N2 is ADJ2.

N1 は な-ADJ1 で [N2 は] ADJ2 です。 -> N1 is ADJ1, and/so N2 is ADJ2.

1. N1 と N2 とどちらが ADJ ですか。 -> Which one is ADJ, N1 or N2?
2. N の方が ADJ です。 -> N is [more] ADJ.

N1 より N2 の方が ADJ です。 -> N2 is more ADJ than N1.

1. N1 と N2 と N3 の中で、これが一番 ADJ ですか。 -> Of N1, N2 and N3, which is most ADJ?
2. N が一番 ADJ です。 -> N is most ADJ.

N1 は N2 と同じくらい ADJ です。 -> N1 is about the same ADJ as N2.

N1 は N2 ほど い-ADJ-く ないです。 -> N1 is not as much ADJ as N2.

N1 は N2 ほど な-ADJ じゃありません。 -> N1 is not as much ADJ as N2.

In the mood: blahblah
Now playing: Ween - Stay Forever
Douglas Triggs
19 May 2007 @ 09:12 pm
Stolen from arwensouth because I felt like it and she can't stop me! Mwahahaha. Ahem.

Six jobs I have held in my life (This one's hard, I haven't done that many different things):

1. Unix system administrator
2. Computer programmer
3. Labbie
4. NOC monkey
5. Phone agent-type-person
6. Science fiction author (impersonating one, that is)

Five places where I have lived:

1. Kansas City, Missouri (or Kansas, but only briefly)
2. Houston, Texas
3. Colorado Springs, Colorado
4. Denver, Colorado
5. Lakewood, Colorado (technically different from Denver -- and yes, I have actually lived in Denver proper)

Five foods I like:

1. Panang
2. Vindaloo
3. Fast food, especially hamburgers
4. 焼肉 (yakiniku)
5. Many types of cheese, fine or common (take that, Hamano!)

Six places I have been on vacation:

1. Savannah, Georgia
2. Yosemite Valley, California
3. Moab, Utah
4. Canyon de Chelley, Arizona
5. Assateague Island, Maryland
6. Matsushima, Japan

Four places I would rather be:

1. Hiking around any national park I haven't been to
2. Visiting New Zealand
3. Visiting Europe
4. Living in Japan - for a couple of years, anyway

Four things I have done today:

1. Shaved (yeah, I broke down and got an electric shaver. It's changed my life. Or not.)
2. Worked (for a few hours, anyway -- I might do some more tonight, too)
3. Studied a little Japanese
4. This
In the mood: restlessrestless
Now playing: Haydn - Symphony No. 30 'Alleluja' - 2. Andante