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How To Conjugate The Japanese Verb: 'To Read'

In this lesson, you'll learn how to conjugate the Japanese verb yomu - to read .

Conjugation of Japanese verb yomu - to read 読む
Verb ClassThe basic form of Group 1 verbs end with "~ u". This group is also called Consonant-stem verbs or Godan-doushi (Godan verbs).
Stemyom -
Te formyonde
Infinitiveyomi
Positive
KanjiKatakana/HiraganaRomaji
Present IndicativePlain読むよむyomu
Polite読みますよみますyomimasu
PresumptivePlain読む だろうよむ だろうyomō yomu darō
Politeよむ でしょうyomimashō yomu deshō
ImperativePlain読めよめyome
Polite読んで くださいよんで くださいyonde kudasai
Past IndicativePlain読んだよんだyonda
Polite読みましたよみましたyomimashita
Past PresumptivePlainよんだ だろうyondarō yonda darō
Politeよんだ でしょうyonda deshō
Present ProgressivePlainよんで いるyonde iru
Polite読んでいますよんで いますsyonde imasu
Past ProgressivePlainよんで いたyonde ita
Politeよんで いましたyonde imashita
ProvisionalPlain読めばよめばyomeba
Politeよみませばyomimaseba yomimasureba
ConditionalPlain読んだらよんだらyondara
Politeよみましたらyomimashitara
PotentialPlain読めるよめるyomeru
Politeよめますyomemasu
CausativePlain読ませるよませるyomaseru
Politeよませますyomasemasu

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Negative Form: To Read

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