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English Reference for teinei (ていねい)

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Kana
ていねい
teinei
Definitions
na-adjective noun polite, courteous, careful, care, kind, close, thorough, conscientious
Conjugations
adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi) conjugations
Plain/Informal Polite/Formal Negative Plain/Informal Negative Polite/Formal
Present Indicative ていねいだ
teineida
ていねいです
teineidesu
ていねいじゃない
teineijanai
ていねいではない
teineidehanai
ていねいでわありません
teineidewaarimasen
Past Indicative ていねいだった
teineidatta
ていねいでした
teineideshita
ていねいでわなかった
teineidewanakatta
ていねいでわありませんでした
teineidewaarimasendeshita
te-form ていねいで
teineide
Volitional ていねいだろう
teineidarou
Provisional ていねいであれば
teineideareba
ていねいではなければ
teineidehanakereba
Causative ていねいにさせる
teineinisaseru
ていねいにさせない
teineinisasenai
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Example sentences
We treated him in the politest manner possible
You should have talked more politely
He took off his hat and made a polite bow
My doctor has an excellent bedside manner
A polite way to reveal knowledge of a fact without telling the source of the information is to say, "a little bird told me"
A polite manner is characteristic of Japanese people
When Chris suggested going out, she managed to politely say no
Whenever she sees me, she greets me politely
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