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Practice coverting verbs, adjectives

Postby 100PercentWeasel » Mon 09.18.2006 6:19 pm

Is there anything like the flash card or typing test on TJP or on the web that deals with coverting dictionary form of verbs and adjectives to say... Polite, polite past, or practices the ability to distinguish between i/na adjectives? Also, what is it called when you change a verb into itte (ite?, te?) form or some other form giving it a meaning such as, I Want or I Need? These are things I really need practice with any help is much appreciated. Thanks in advance.
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RE: Practice coverting verbs, adjectives

Postby Shado » Mon 09.18.2006 7:19 pm

There are some quizzes on Wagawiki. And as for your next question, do you mean changing the verb in general. If so then I think the word you want is conjugating. If you are talking about specific forms then they each have names. -te form=-te and -ite.
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RE: Practice coverting verbs, adjectives

Postby 100PercentWeasel » Mon 09.18.2006 9:20 pm

I have somewhat of a big request... I couldn't find what I was looking for so for practices sake I just want to use the TJP's verb list to practice converting dictionary form to polite form but i'm not absolutely sure how to do this so could someone please covert the list?

http://thejapanesepage.com/readarticle. ... cle_id=188
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RE: Practice coverting verbs, adjectives

Postby richvh » Mon 09.18.2006 9:28 pm

No one is going to do that much work for you. Instead of giving you fish, I'll show you where to learn to fish: Tae Kim's Guide on polite form.
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RE: Practice coverting verbs, adjectives

Postby 100PercentWeasel » Mon 09.18.2006 11:08 pm

Thanks... But I can't read many kanji. How does (s)he expect someone to understand kanji when they can't even grasp something as simple as what shes trying to teach on that page? Or perhaps its just me... Again. -_-;

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RE: Practice coverting verbs, adjectives

Postby chikara » Mon 09.18.2006 11:13 pm

You don't need to be able to read kanji to read that page. Position the cursor over a kanji and it will chnage from an arrow (if you are using the default settings) to an arrow with a question mark. A tool tip will pop up with the hiragana and the English translation.
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