Japanese Verb Conjugation

Japanese Verb Conjugation Grammar is a fundamental part of any language in the world. Students have to master their grammar in order to use the language properly. As any other language, Japanese has grammatical aspects that students need to understand perfectly. Even though these aspects are a little bit confusing at first, learners need to be patient and practice as much as they can.

There are three main groups of Japanese verbs.   Verbs ending in “~ u" are in the first group, verbs ending in “~iru" or "~ eru" are in the second group and the third group contains irregular verbs. In Japanese, there are only two irregular verbs.

Types of verbs

  • Godan (Consonant stem verbs)
    All the verbs ending with (い) る or (え) る

  • Ichidan (Vowel stem verbs)
    Words ending in: う, く, ぐ, す, つ, ぬ, ぶ, む or る.

  • Irregular Verbs
    する (e. to do) and 来(く)る (e. to come).

The conjugation of all the Japanese verbs is the same for all pronouns. (I, you, he, she, we, they). In addition, there are several of verb conjugations including the following:
  • Nonpast
  • Past
  • Causative
  • Causitive-passive
  • Conjunctive
  • Conditionals
  • Passive
  • Potential
  • Imperative
  • Volitional
  • Provisional

Top 15 Japanese Verbs Conjugator

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