Godan Verb is one of the three Japanese verb groups.
Godan Verb is also known as Group 2 or Strong Verb.
- のる：get on
What Godan means
Why are they called Godan Verb?
よむ is Godan Verb. Let’s see some endings of the verb conjugation.
- よまなければなりません：have to read
- よみたいです：want to read
- よむことがすきです：like to read
- よめたら：if (you) read
- よもう：let’s read
You can see five different characters which are ま, み, む, め, も in front of the endings in bold.
Go is five in Japanese.
Whereas Ichidan verbs do not change them.