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RU Verbs in the Present Indicative Tense Posted by on Sep 9, 2009

You may have heard of RU verbs as class two/type two verbs or as ichidan (いちだん) verbs. All these labels are used to describe Japanese verbs that end in ru (る). I’m going to provide some examples of a couple of verbs that end in ru that are not considered a part of this group. For…

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Answers Posted by on Sep 6, 2009

1. to become ill : (寒い) : https://blogs.transparent.com/wotd/today/japanese.htm?date=03-24-2009 2. nerd (like an anime or manga nerd) : (オタク) https://blogs.transparent.com/wotd/today/japanese.htm?date=04-03-2009 3. to get old (for people, not things) : (ふける) https://blogs.transparent.com/wotd/today/japanese.htm?date=04-04-2009 4. prospective marriage meeting/date : (見合い) https://blogs.transparent.com/wotd/today/japanese.htm?date=04-06-2009 5. to cheat (on a test) : (カンニングする) https://blogs.transparent.com/wotd/today/japanese.htm?date=04-08-2009 6. low level female office worker : (オ-エル) https://blogs.transparent.com/wotd/today/japanese.htm?date=04-12-2009…

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たんご Posted by on Sep 3, 2009

We’re gonning to take a look at some Japanese vocabulary (たんご). Have you heard about the Word of the Day? It’s a neat tool with several features that can help you master Japanese vocabulary. My favorite part of the Word of the Day is that it allows the user to hear the word through auditory…

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