Japanese Verbs - Plain (Dictionary) Form

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Japanese Verbs - Plain (Dictionary) Form - Quiz

Practice making the PLAIN PRESENT (dictionary) form from the POLITE (masu) form. Remember, working out which GROUP the verb belongs to first will help.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    わすれます

    Explanation
    The given answer "わすれる" is the correct answer because it is the base form of the verb "わすれます" in its dictionary form. In Japanese, verbs are often conjugated to express different tenses or politeness levels. In this case, "わすれる" is the plain, non-polite form of the verb meaning "to forget," while "わすれます" is the polite, present tense form.

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  • 2. 

    かいます

  • 3. 

    まちます

  • 4. 

    わかります

  • 5. 

    かきます

  • 6. 

    およぎます

  • 7. 

    わたします

  • 8. 

    とびます

  • 9. 

    のみます

  • 10. 

    きます(wear)

  • 11. 

    きます(come)

  • 12. 

    します

    Explanation
    The given answer "する" is the correct answer because it is the correct form of the verb "to do" in Japanese. "する" is the present tense form of the verb, which means "to do" or "to perform". It is commonly used in various contexts to indicate an action or activity.

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  • 13. 

    みます

  • 14. 

    うたいます

    Explanation
    The given answer "うたう" is the correct answer. It is the verb form of "うたいます" in its dictionary form. "うたう" means "to sing" in Japanese.

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  • 15. 

    つきます

  • 16. 

    たちます

  • 17. 

    かえります

    Explanation
    The given answer "かえる" is the correct answer because it is the dictionary form of the verb "かえります". In Japanese, verbs change their form depending on the tense and politeness level. "かえります" is the polite present tense form of the verb, while "かえる" is the dictionary form or plain present tense form. Therefore, "かえる" is the correct answer.

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  • 18. 

    たべます

  • 19. 

    いきます

  • 20. 

    あそびます

    Explanation
    The given answer "あそぶ" is the correct answer because it is the dictionary form of the verb "あそびます". In Japanese, verbs have different forms depending on the tense, politeness level, and sentence structure. "あそぶ" is the plain form of the verb, which is used in casual conversations and non-polite situations. "あそびます" is the polite form, used in formal situations or when speaking to someone of higher status. Therefore, "あそぶ" is the correct answer as it matches the given verb in its dictionary form.

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  • 21. 

    たのみます

    Explanation
    The given answer "たのむ" is the correct one because it is the correct way to write the verb "to ask" or "to request" in Japanese. The verb "たのむ" is commonly used in daily conversations to politely ask someone for a favor or to request something from them. It is important to use the appropriate verb form in Japanese to convey the intended meaning and to maintain politeness in communication.

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  • 22. 

    ききます

    Explanation
    The given answer "きく" is the correct answer because it is the dictionary form (also known as the plain form) of the verb "ききます" which means "to listen" in English. In Japanese, verbs have different forms depending on the tense, politeness level, and sentence structure. The dictionary form is the basic form of the verb that is used to look up its meaning in a dictionary. Therefore, "きく" is the correct answer as it represents the base form of the verb "ききます".

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  • 23. 

    あいます

  • 24. 

    でかけます

    Explanation
    The given answer "でかける" is the correct answer. It is the dictionary form of the verb "でかけます" which means "to go out" or "to leave". In Japanese, verbs have different forms depending on the tense and politeness level. "でかける" is the plain form of the verb, while "でかけます" is the polite form. Therefore, "でかける" is the correct answer in this case.

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