する [する] (suru)
Meaning: to do (irregular verb)
Example: I study Japanese.
JLPT Level: 4
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|There are only two irregular verbs, kuru (to come) and suru (to do). |
The verb "suru" is probably the most often used verb in Japanese. It is used as "to do," "to make," or "to cost". It is also combined with many nouns (of Chinese or Western origin) to make them into verbs.
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- itashimasu (itashimasu is like a keigo (super polite, humble) version of suru) [dc]
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|Amatuka||常体 = Plain / Direct form ~る[~ru]|
敬体 = Polite / Distal form ~ます [~masu]
|Amatuka||Note that in textbooks outside of Japan する is usually introduced as an 'irregular verb'.|
However inside Japan it is referred to as サ変, also still can be used for some other verbs (e.g. 準ずる).
Similarly the 'irregular' verb くる is referred to as カ変.
|Popo||What is Shitara|
Shita is did but what is the ra for?
|dc||shitara... if/when you do/did|
look at the entry.
|Miki||# I will do my laundry tomorrow. is 明日洗濯するよ。掃除する is to clean etc.|| |
|balrog-kun||As I understand it, したら in # and した in # are forms of する -- maybe they should be marked red in the examples.|| |
|Prof3ssor MGW||So are suru & shiru conjugated the same?|| |
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