On this page, you can learn what Verb たForm is and how it is used in a sentence.
たForm is used with various grammar patterns. It is also called Plain Past Positive Form, which you can use to describe what happened in the past.
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How to change Dictionary Form into たForm
- する → した
- くる → きた
Group 2 (Weak Verb)
Change る at the end of the verb to た
(Ex) たべる → たべた
Group 1 (Strong Verb)
Change the last symbol of the verb following the rule below.
う、つ、る → った
ぬ、ぶ、む → んだ
く → いた
ぐ → いだ
す → した
read: よむ → よんだ
swim: およぐ → およいだ
meet: あう → あった
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