Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [particle-し]

助詞「し」. Used according to the pattern ~し~し to create a list; a single instance may also be used for emphasis.

12
votes
1answer
3k views

Are there various ways to use ~し?

The many ways to say “and” in Japanese thread showed me that ~し, ~し can be used give reasons for something. この部屋は綺麗だし広いし間取りもいいから人気がある。This room is clean, wide and also good partition, so most of ...
7
votes
2answers
748 views

Usage of ”し” particle

Whenever I watch drama or news I always hear "し" particle being used. Back when I was still studying "Minna No Nihongo" my teacher taught me that ”し” means "だから” but native Japanese tend to use this ...
5
votes
1answer
113 views

し grammarの使い方を教えてください

‎どうして、 「広いし家賃が安い家を探してます。」は間違いで、「広くて家賃が安い家を探しています。」 が正しいんですか。
3
votes
1answer
408 views

What does してた in 元気してた means?

What does してた in 元気してた means? How it came to being してた? I know that the original form of し is する, then what does 元気する means? It's really confusing. For context please see the images below: These ...
3
votes
1answer
440 views

What is the difference between し and て-form in connecting verbs together?

Are there any differences between these sentences? Are they correct? 彼女は優しくて、綺麗で、楽しいんだ。だから大好きだ。 彼女は優しいし、綺麗だし、楽しいし。だから大好きだ。 How do し and て-form differ? How about these sentences: 今日はたくさん食べて、...
2
votes
2answers
490 views

The meaning of し

I didn't understand し after 買った 旅行の計画は終わった? うん、切符を買ったし、ホテルの予約もしてある。
2
votes
1answer
87 views

Difference between し and て形

例えば、 この掃除機は小さいし、軽いし、それに音が静かです。 この掃除機は小さくて、軽くて、それに音が静かです。
2
votes
0answers
62 views

expressing opinion adding し at the end of adjective

I have two dialogues: かわい : 沖縄料理は 食べましたか。 ホセ : ええ、もちろんです。おいしいし、ヘルシーだし、つまも 私も 気に いりまた。 かわい : ホテルは よかったですか。 ホセ : ええ。へやは ひろくてあかるいし、へやから 海が みえたし、さいこうでした。 かわいさんの おすすめの ホテルに ...
1
vote
1answer
211 views

Usage of しな particle [duplicate]

As I've treated it, the しな at the end of the sentence is just し("not only, but also")+な(=ね). But Jisho.org says it could also mean "having just started...". Is this true? Is there an example of this ...
1
vote
1answer
460 views

Help with text to Host mom!

I'm a bit confused about parts of a text my host mother sent me, and haven't answered yet because I want to understand what she means completely... 楽しんでたよ。公園でやったから、休を働かすゲームもあったしね! I understand ...
1
vote
1answer
130 views

Using も or は/が in し sentences

When doing a bit of research into ~し sentences I've found that sometimes は/が is used and sometimes も is used, which is a bit confusing. For example, お金もないし、時間もないし、困ったな. お金はないし、時間はないし、困ったな. ...
1
vote
1answer
86 views

Can し act as replacement for て when listing a series of adjectives?

I was watching an anime and one of the characters said this: 優しいししっかりしてるし可愛いし I was a bit surprised because I was told that you should connect adjectives with て. Why is this characters using し ...
1
vote
0answers
514 views

What does [Verb Pre-Masu Form] + [shi] do in this context? [duplicate]

I am reading Cardcaptor Sakura in order to practice my comprehension. I see a lot of pre-masu form verbs followed by し, and I am not sure if they are the "giving reasons" し, the "connecting ideas" し, ...
1
vote
1answer
100 views

「〜ますし」の文法と意味は何ですか。

「〜ますし」の文法と意味は何ですか。 例)「しかしわたしたちは、雪の下で何が起きているかわかりますし、起きていることを想像することもできます。」 この「し」の使い方と意味を説明していただけませんか。 よろしくお願いします。