I just finish studying the potential form of a verb but now I have a question, let's use the potential form of hanasu (hanaseru).
hanasu is to talk and hanaseru is to be able or can talk, that's why when asking if you speak Japanese you use nihongoga hanasemasuka and not hanashimasuka...
Below find an overview over all the Japanese verb conjugations, including all irregular verbs. For more specific information on how each conjugation is used refer to the appropriate links.
In modern Japanese, two types of words are conjugated
Verbs have five...