Japanese/Lessons/Introduction/Ii tenki desu ne/Talking about the weather
The Japanese commonly chat about the weather in idle conversation.
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.|