Japanese/Lessons/Introduction/Ii tenki desu ne/Talking about the weather
The Japanese commonly chat about the weather in idle conversation.
|(<time> は) <adjective>天気 ですね。|
Words such as "いい" (good), "わるい" (bad), "あつい" (hot), あたたかい (warm), "すずしい" (cool), "さむい" (cold) and "ひどい" (terrible) are commonly used to describe the weather.
- When "ね" is added after "です", it translates similarly to "isn't it?", or "eh?".
- A phrase that usually translates to "it is, isn't it" in this context.
|としお:||きょうはいいてんきですね。||Toshio:||It's nice weather today, isn't it?|
|きみこ:||そうですね。||Kimiko:||It is, isn't it.|