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How To Conjugate The Japanese Verb: 'To Go'

Iku ่กŒใ is a Japanese verb that means โ€œto goโ€ in English Language. This crucial verb belongs in the first group (Godan verbs) and as any other Japanese verb, it has many conjugations. Learners have to practice the correct verb conjugation many times in order to use it correctly.

Here is a chart below with the correct conjugation of the verb Iku (to go) ่กŒใ

Conjugation of Japanese verb Iku - to go ่กŒใ
Form Kanji Romaji
Informal Present ่กŒใ iku
Formal Present (~ masu Form) ่กŒใใพใ™ ikimasu
Informal Pastย  (~ ta Form) ่กŒใฃใŸ itta
Formal Pastย  ่กŒใใพใ—ใŸ ikimashita
Informal Negative (~ nai Form) ่กŒใ‹ใชใ„ ikanai
Formal Negative ่กŒใใพใ›ใ‚“ ikimasen
Informal Past Negative ่กŒใ‹ใชใ‹ใฃใŸ ikanakatta
Formal Past Negative ่กŒใใพใ›ใ‚“ใงใ—ใŸ ikimasen deshita
~ te Form ่กŒใฃใฆ itte
Conditional ่กŒใ‘ใฐ ikeba
Volitional ่กŒใ“ใ† ikou
Passive ่กŒใ‹ใ‚Œใ‚‹ ikareru
Causative ่กŒใ‹ใ›ใ‚‹ ikaseru
Potential ่กŒใ‘ใ‚‹ ikeru
Imperative (Command) ่กŒใ‘ ike

Author: Ichika
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