Verb Course

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Marshall
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Verb Course

Imperative Form

In this lesson,I will teach you how to convert Japanese verbs to Imperative Form.


How to change Japanese Verbs to Imperative Form?

Verb TypeHow to convert?
Type-1 Verbchange the u-hiragana in the end to e-hiragana in the same column.

Example:

う→
Type-2 Verbchange る in the end to ろ.

Example:

べる→べろ
Type-3 Verbchange する in the end to しろ.

Example:

べんきょうする→べんきょうしろ
Irregular Verbる→

する→しろ

Examples:

ExampleReadingImperative Form
会うあう会え
書くかく書け
嗅ぐかぐ嗅げ
押すおす押せ
打つうつ打て
死ぬしぬ死ね
呼ぶよぶ呼べ
飲むのむ飲め
やるやるやれ
食べるたべる食べろ
勉強するべんきょうする勉強しろ
するするしろ
来るくる来い(こい)

Example Sentences:

はやくべんきょうしろ
Go study!

宿しゅくだい
Do your homework!

さっさとや
Do it!

Note:

It’s not polite to use Imperative Form to your superiors.

You can only use Imperative Form to your friends or subordinates.
If you want to ask somebody do something in a polite way, you can use
Te Form of Verb + いただけませんか。

こたえをおしていただけませんか
Could you please tell me the answer?

もういち説明せつめいていただけませんか
Could you please explain it again?
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