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A Question on Verbs

Postby Pretorious » Sun 06.04.2006 9:29 pm

Hello all, as you can see, I'm new here and have a few questions.

I just started learning this fine language two weeks ago. I have learned kana and can recall it with ease so now I'm moving on to kanji. Along with that I have started pursuing grammar at the same time. The grammar is, oddly enough, where I am finding some odd things.

Having learned and studied a few other languages, I was given an ample amount of verb sheets to learn and practice with. Seeking to the same in Japanese seems...tricky. The thing is, I can't find a decent web page that lists a good amount of verbs anywhere. Google search seems to turn up more sites that have to do with conjugation and other aspects of grammar than with the actual verbs themselves.

Now, am I missing something here? Is it just that verbs are a finely guarded Japanese secret or did I miss something about the language where verbs are few to come by? Even checking the links stickied at the top of this forum didn't produce much, unless I am missing something. Any help with this would be most appreciated and any links to helpful sites would be welcomed as well. Thanks in advance, and its always fun being the new one around!
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RE: A Question on Verbs

Postby hamsterfreak4evr » Sun 06.04.2006 9:38 pm

http://www.learn-japanese.com

go to vocab secton..


good luck with your studies!:DB)
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RE: A Question on Verbs

Postby crowfeather » Sun 06.04.2006 9:45 pm

There is a notice on http://www.learn-japanese.com that the domain is for sale.
Apparently they took down the site .
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RE: A Question on Verbs

Postby Pretorious » Mon 06.05.2006 4:20 pm

Hmm...yeah, nothing from that link except a number to buy the domain, heh. Been trying to find a comprehensive list of verbs for a while now and with no luck.
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RE: A Question on Verbs

Postby hamsterfreak4evr » Mon 06.05.2006 4:25 pm

oh sorry, i meant http://www.learn-japanese.INFO im sorry!!

its the nihongo o narau, if anyone knows what im talking about

sorry for the confusion...:(
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RE: A Question on Verbs

Postby Pretorious » Mon 06.05.2006 5:01 pm

Bingo, there it is. Though not a comprehensive list, this should nonetheless, be large enough to satisfy me for the time being. I can't thank you enough hamster, your help was most appreciated!
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RE: A Question on Verbs

Postby paul_b » Mon 06.05.2006 5:32 pm

Pretorious wrote:
Bingo, there it is. Though not a comprehensive list, this should nonetheless, be large enough to satisfy me for the time being. I can't thank you enough hamster, your help was most appreciated!

Interesting selection there.

Just for your info - don't write います with the kanji (as 居ます), it just looks silly.
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RE: A Question on Verbs

Postby tanuki » Mon 06.05.2006 6:12 pm

I found another list here: http://www.asian-language.pomona.edu/ktakahashi/1BverbList.html

It's useful because it shows you the plain form ("infinitve"), classification and even some conjugations.
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RE: A Question on Verbs

Postby kanadajin » Mon 06.05.2006 7:51 pm

I recommended http://www.learn-japanese.info a LONG time ago -_-" no one ever listened to me.. and when they did everyone said there was to much romaji, now the site owner put kana on it.. I think
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RE: A Question on Verbs

Postby chiisu321 » Sun 07.23.2006 11:22 pm

Does anyone have something i can download to support one of the previously suggested pages?

http://www.asian-language.pomona.edu/kt ... bList.html
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RE: A Question on Verbs

Postby hamsterfreak4evr » Sun 07.23.2006 11:30 pm

Pretorious wrote:
Bingo, there it is. Though not a comprehensive list, this should nonetheless, be large enough to satisfy me for the time being. I can't thank you enough hamster, your help was most appreciated!


you're welcome:)
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RE: A Question on Verbs

Postby hamsterfreak4evr » Sun 07.23.2006 11:32 pm

tanuki wrote:
I found another list here: http://www.asian-language.pomona.edu/ktakahashi/1BverbList.html

It's useful because it shows you the plain form ("infinitve"), classification and even some conjugations.


that site gives me stuff like "‹N‚«‚È‚¢" instead of japanese. :(:(
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RE: A Question on Verbs

Postby tanuki » Mon 07.24.2006 12:19 am

hamsterfreak4evr wrote:
tanuki wrote:
I found another list here: http://www.asian-language.pomona.edu/ktakahashi/1BverbList.html

It's useful because it shows you the plain form ("infinitve"), classification and even some conjugations.


that site gives me stuff like "‹N‚«‚È‚¢" instead of japanese. :(:(


It works fine for me. Have you tried changing the encoding of your browser?
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