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How To Conjugate The Japanese Verb: 'To Play'

The verb "to play or have fun" in Japanese is "asobu".

This is a Godan verb which is the first group of verbs in Japanese. You can write this in Kanji like so: "้Šใถ".

In Hiragana, it can be written like this: "ใ‚ใใถ" (although kanji is more common here).

Conjugation of Japanese verb Asobu - to play ้Šใถ

Form Kanji Romaji
Informal Present ้Šใถ asobu
Formal Present (~ masu Form) ้Šใณใพใ™ asobimasu
Informal Pastย  (~ ta Form) ้Šใ‚“ใ  asonda
Formal Pastย  ้Šใณใพใ—ใŸ asobimashita
Informal Negative (~ nai Form) ้Šใฐใชใ„ asobanai
Formal Negative ้Šใณใพใ›ใ‚“ asobimasen
Informal Past Negative ้Šใฐใชใ‹ใฃใŸ asobanakatta
Formal Past Negative ้Šใณใพใ›ใ‚“ใงใ—ใŸ asobimasen deshita
~ te Form ้Šใ‚“ใง asonde
Conditional ้Šในใฐ asobeba
Volitional ้Šใผใ† asobou
Passive ้Šใฐใ‚Œใ‚‹ asobareru
Causative ้Šใฐใ›ใ‚‹ asobaseru
Potential ้Šในใ‚‹ asoberu
Imperative (Command) ้Šใน asobe

Author: Ichika
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