verbs

  1. zxuiji

    Distinguishing between る & う verbs

    The genki book mentions this as i/e & a/u/o rule which is fine if there no consonants but when there are I get confused, after re-reading the chapter on this (the て chapter recommended doing so in a footnote) I thought that maybe the rule applies not directly before the る but rather directly...
  2. B

    Verbal adjectives

    Hey! :) I'm new here so please forgive me if I do anything wrong. My question is about adjectives. Verbal adjectives. I'm using an app called "drops: learn Japanese" and in the section "emotions" there is a bunch of adjectives that aren't really い adjectives or な adjectives. I thought that...
  3. H

    Help Usage of verb in dictionary form with こと

    Recently, I just learned this sentence structure: verb (dictionary form) + ことができます However, I'm confused with the difference between the structure of verb (masuform). For instance, what is the difference between these sentences: どこでカメラを買いますか。 どこでカメラを買うことができますか。 私の趣味は写真を撮ります。 私の趣味は写真を撮ることです。...
  4. H

    Questions about suru-verbs and に行きます sentence structure

    First, I've a question about suru-verbs. Are these two the same: 勉強をします and 勉強します And, I've just learned that in a sentence structure with [suru-verb]に行きます But I wonder, are these three sentences identical: 学校へ勉強しに行きます、学校へ勉強をしに行きます、 and 学校へ勉強に行きます Also, I've learned that verbs such as サッカー、野球...
  5. Armando

    Verb potential form conjugation

    Hi, 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...
  6. RJMang

    Particle + Verb to Speak

    This is simple, but I keep seeing two ways of saying, "Do you speak English". Often, I see it as: Eigo o hanasemasu ka. But, the present tense of the verb "to speak" is はなします、not はなせます. So, is it hanaSEmasu ka, or hanaSHImasu ka? Also, I see it with two different particles, sometimes を...
  7. T

    grammar question about japanese perhaps about suffix

    hi guys, i 'm tyki and i have a question but i couldn't find the grammar section can someone guide me or provide a link towards the grammar section . i need to post grammar question about japanese perhaps about suffix(Not honorifics i dont wanna know bout -san -chan- etc) but i...
  8. 600 Basic Japanese Verbs

    日本語 600 Basic Japanese Verbs

    600 Basic Japanese Verbs is a book intended as a study guide for those who would take AP and Japanese Language Proficiency exams as a reference guide for studying. But more than just for taking the exams, anyone learning Japanese from the beginners up to those in the advanced level would find it...
  9. Japanese Verb Conjugations

    Language Japanese Verb Conjugations

    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 Verbal Adjectives Verbs have five...
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