Similarly to だ
is an auxiliary verb that is an expression of determination or assertion. It states that something ‘is’ a certain way. です
is considered to be the polite variation of だ
connects to words in exactly the same way as だ, but is also regularly seen attached to the end of い-Adjectives
I am a college student.
It is a store.
It is beautiful.
It is funny.
is regularly attached to the end of い-Adjectives
, some may actually consider this incorrect Japanese, and it should not be used in formal writing. In daily ‘spoken’ language/texting, however, it is completely normal.
The above example should not be used in formal writing.