On this page, you can learn what verb groups Japanese has and how you can find what Japanese verb belongs to which verb group.
There are three verb groups in Japanese.
- Ichidan Verb Group
- Godan Verb Group
- Irregular Verb Group
You can find a correct verb group by following the 3 steps below:
How to find a correct verb group
Find out if the verb belongs to Irregular Verb.
The following verbs belong to Irregular Verb.
- する (to do, play sports)
- くる (to come)
- もってくる (to bring something)
- つれてくる (to bring somebody)
- noun + する（Ex: べんきょうする、そうじする、うんてんする）
Move to the 2nd step if the verb does not belong to Irregular Verb.
A verb belongs to Ichidan Verb Group, if it ends with i sound + る or e sound + る.
Move to the 3rd step if the verb does not belong to Group 2.
All other verbs belong to Godan Verb Group.
Task: Find out what verb group the following verbs belong to.