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I want to say

I like eggs that are boiled in 7 minutes.

My attempt is as follows but I am not sure which correct.

A: 七分煮た卵が好きです。

B: 七分煮られた卵が好きです。

How to make an relative clause in passive form?

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  • +1, but [茹]{ゆ}でる > [煮]{に}る for boiling eggs.
    – user4032
    Commented Jun 21, 2015 at 10:52
  • Since there's no adjective in the clause in question, "adjective clause" seems like an inappropriate term. "Adjective" is a type of word, not a function. How about "relative clause"?
    – user1478
    Commented Jun 21, 2015 at 13:46

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"l'électeur" is right: we use 茹でる for boiling eggs.

So I recommend that you write 七分茹でた卵が好きです。

For the record, 七分茹でられた卵が好きです。 is not syntactically incorrect, but we don't say that.

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