Nov 1, 2008


Japanese Grammar Plug and Play

Japanese Lesson #95 - To verb and see
Base TE + Miru - To see about verb'ing; to verb and see.

When putting Japanese verbs into Base TE you need to remember the rules below
All verbs ending in BU,MU,or NU such as asobu, yomu, or shinu transform the respective ending syllable(s) (BU,MU,NU) to nde.BU MU NU --> NDE

BU MU NU - NDE

U TSU RU - TTE

KU - ITE

GU - IDE
Irregular

Suru - shite

Hanashite miru - I'll try talking to him, (Talk to him and see.)

Hanasu - v. to speak (with), to talk


Itte miru - I'll go check it out (Go and see)

Iku - v. to go.


Tabete miyo^ ka? -Shall we try it? Let's eat and see.

Taberu - v. to eat, chow down on, to grub


Nonde mitara - What if you tried to drink it, go ahead see what it tastes like. (Drink and
see)

Nomu - v. to drink, to ingest.


Monku o iute mitara ..? - What about voicing your complaints? (Complain and see)

Monku o iu - v. to complain, to say a 'monku'.


Yonde mireba? - Why don't you read it and see? Try reading it for yourself.

Yomu - v. to read


Tanonde miru - Ask and see.

Tanomu - v. to request, ask a favor, to ask.


Yatte miru - Try it and see.Yaru - v. to do, to try.


Mite mitara? - What if you take a look see?Miru - v. to see.


**mitara and mireba are interchangeable-- both conditional phrasings, one in base ta +ra
and the other base IV ba.


Til lates,

Mata Kondo

Ganbatte Ne!
Makurasuki

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