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る - Verbs[る・ます] る - Verbs (Dictionary Form)

る - Verbs[る・ます]

Ichidan Verbs

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

Structure Legend
Structure
CasualPolite
Examples:
食べ


The group of verbs that the dictionary form usually ends with eru(taberu) and iru(miru) sounds.
るVerbs conjugate 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 (Ichidan) 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
Tae Kim's Japanese Grammar Guide : Page 87