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It is not that it can't be used with nouns. It cannot be used with anything that is inanimate. Thus, since a picture is inanimate, 絵画たち would be ungrammatical. You should just use 絵画 regardless if it's just one or many. There won't be misunderstandings if the number isn't important, and if it is important, you should specify it, even if the number is general ...


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I am convinced you are already aware that Japanese has no plural construction for nouns, adjectives and verbs in general: the Japanese (speaking people) have to guess from the context, hence prone to misunderstanding. That said, I will write down individually. Pronouns are easier to handle as you wrote. 私 -> 私達(わたしたち)or 我々(われわれ) 貴方・貴女(あなた) -> ...


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1) I know that some people like to categorize な-adjectives in this way, but IMHO it's silly. There are many な-adjectives that don't work as nouns without the な, and there are many nouns that don't work as な-adjectives by adding な. 2) さ is quite productive, so in general, I want to say yes. However: Although everybody will understand 人気さ (and I can find ...



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