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tomemasu or tomarimasu?

Postby lizahamid » Tue 09.08.2009 10:00 am

Hi,

Can someone help to explain the differences between these two verbs and the usage?: :?

1) Tomemasu (verb 2)
2) Tomarimasu (verb 1)

which one is correct – kuruma wo tomete kudasai or kuruma wo tomatte kudasai
“Tomaranai” & “tomenai” – are they the same meaning?

There are many verbs like the example above which makes me confuse:
1) Susumu (進む)
2) Susumeru (進める)


1) Tsuzukimasu (続きます)
2) Tsuzukemasu (続けます)

1) Akemasu (開けます)
2) Akimasu (開きます)

And of course there are many more..

Pls help to enlighten me on this with examples. :? :?

Thank you.
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Re: tomemasu or tomarimasu?

Postby NileCat » Tue 09.08.2009 10:16 am

"intransitive verb" VS. "transitive verb"

kuruma wo tomeru 車を止める You stop the car.
kuruma ga tomaru 車が止まる The car stops.
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Re: tomemasu or tomarimasu?

Postby スーゼン » Wed 09.09.2009 6:06 am

I found this worksheet from MLC to be very helpful:

http://www.mlcjapanese.co.jp/DownloadF/Kyouzai/ViVt.pdf
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Re: tomemasu or tomarimasu?

Postby lizahamid » Wed 09.09.2009 11:30 am

subarashiiii~
minna-san, arigatou!
:) :)
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Re: tomemasu or tomarimasu?

Postby furrykef » Wed 09.09.2009 12:25 pm

lizahamid wrote:minna-san, arigatou!


That should be "mina-san". You don't double the "n" when you use the -san suffix with it. :)

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Re: tomemasu or tomarimasu?

Postby lizahamid » Wed 09.09.2009 1:16 pm

furrykef wrote:
lizahamid wrote:minna-san, arigatou!


That should be "mina-san". You don't double the "n" when you use the -san suffix with it. :)

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oh, i see... thank you

:D mina-san, arigatou :D
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Re: tomemasu or tomarimasu?

Postby NileCat » Wed 09.09.2009 1:42 pm

lizahamid wrote: :D mina-san, arigatou :D

どういたしまして douitashimashite :wink:
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