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Verb groupings: why I only like this one…

tl;dr: It may be a bit pedantic, but I like classifying verbs as "godan" ("group 1"), "ichidan" ("group 2") or "irregular" ("group 3"). Some textbooks use the names "u-verbs" and "ru-verbs", which can either help or confuse you. I've read multiple Japanese textbooks...

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Conjugate verbs to all forms easily

Conjugating Japanese verbs is actually pretty straightforward. We can conjugate any verb by following the rules for a particular conjugated form that we want. There are some exceptions that we will have to memorize but there are a lot less of these exceptions when...

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