N5 Lesson 1: 1/8

to be/is

⚠ Do not use だ with い-Adjectives

Structure Legend
Structure
Noun +
-Adjective +
[Casual non-past tense]
[だ shows assertion, that is confidence of the speaker that something is the case. Therefore in spoken, casual language it is often omitted, especially in female speech and with phrases that express conjecture like みたい.]

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私(わたし)
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Normal
It is me.
[casual]

Tae Kim's Japanese Grammar Guide : Page 29
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