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るVerbs (short and polite form) るVerbs (short and polite form)

るVerbs (short and polite form)

Ichidan Verbs

⚠ Short form is also often called "casual form" (because it is used in casual language) or "plain form"

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Short Form→Polite Form

V(る1) → ます
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Group of verbs which dictionary form usually end with eru(taberu) and iru(miru) sounds.
るVerbs conjugate just by replacing the る with various suffixes, for example to express politeness just replace the last る with ます.
るVerbs are also known as いちだん verbs.

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[short → polite]

Genki I : Page 58
Genki I 2nd Edition : Page 88
みんなの日本語 I : Page 116 [CH 18]
Tae Kim's Japanese Grammar Guide : Page 43~47
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