On this page, you can learn what Verb てForm is and how it is used in a sentence.
Click here if you don’t know about Japanese verb groups: Irregular Verb, Group 2 (Weak Verb) and Group 1 (Strong Verb).
How to change Dictionary Form into てForm
- する → して
- くる → きて
Group 2 Weak Verb
Change る at the end of the verb to て
(Ex) たべる → たべて
Group 1 Strong Verb
Change the last symbol of the verb following the rule below.
う、つ、る → って
ぬ、ぶ、む → んで
く → いて
ぐ → いで
す → して
read: よむ → よんで
swim: およぐ → およいで
meet: あう → あって
いく, which belongs to Group 1 (Strong Verb), does not follow the rule above. てform of いく is always いって.
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