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[in progress] (Verb Groups)
    Meaning: Ichidan verbs -
    JLPT Level: 4
    Category: lesson
    Author: Amatuka

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there are all together 3 forms of verbs in japanese..namely,
godan, ichidan and irregular verbs...

ichidan verbs are typically verbs that have their stem retained combining with masu, nai, reba, you and te form
助ける , 助けます、助けない、助けて、

(v1) to help, to save, to rescue, to give relief to, to spare (life), to reinforce, to promote, to abet, (P)

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ex #5424   寝る − 寝ます、寝ない、寝て  
sleep non-polite/dictionary form  
ex #5425   食べる − 食べます、食べない、食べて  
ex #5426   たずねる − たずねます、たずねない、たずねて  

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    shumitsuIchidan verbs are so called because they are conjugated in one way. Drop the -ru ending. e.g.
    taberu - tabenai / tabeta/

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