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Re: [Lingo] 上手・上手い

My wife had two patches for this explanation.

2009/3/18 Josh Glover <>:

> But that person could not have 焼きそばを上手に作った、to the best
> of my knowledge.

My knowledge was not so good, since you can 何かを上手にする。

Stick with my example that うまい means "excellent" while 上手 means
"skilful", and you'll be OK, I think.

> What you are seeing, as far as I can tell, is the different between
> 大和語 and 漢語。

I was making a joke about 大和語 (Yamato-go), but my wife informs me that
和語 (wa-go), is an actual term of art.


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