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Question How do I use むしあつく

musicisgood

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My understanding is that it means " hot ".

So can I say " the weather is hot today "

きょうはてんきがむしつくです?

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Toritoribe

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むしあつく is the adverbial form. It's an i-adjective, so the dictionary form is むしあつ (蒸し暑い in kanji).
むしあつい means "hot and humid", not just "hot", so it's not used for hot and dry weather. "Hot" is just あつい.

きょうはあついです。
きょうはむしあついです。
 

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I call Japanese summer 湿気で死刑: execution by humidity

I like dumb puns
 

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How long have you been in Japan? 蒸し暑い should have been one of the first words you ever learned, at least during your first summer.

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むしあつく is the adverbial form. It's an i-adjective, so the dictionary form is むしあつ (蒸し暑い in kanji).
むしあつい means "hot and humid", not just "hot", so it's not used for hot and dry weather. "Hot" is just あつい.

きょうはあついです。
きょうはむしあついです。
Thanks Toritoribe.
 
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