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~Chau

Postby Stefan » Fri 12.21.2007 3:34 pm

quick question-
i read somewhere that ~chau is a slang versions for ru verbs.

that being said what would taberu become tabechau?

it just sounds weird to me. some clarity please?
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RE: ~Chau

Postby Tspoonami » Fri 12.21.2007 3:47 pm

This is a useful page.

食べてしまう → 食べちゃう
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RE: ~Chau

Postby two_heads_talking » Fri 12.21.2007 3:50 pm

tspoonami beat me to it.. -teshimau = -chau.
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RE: ~Chau

Postby Tspoonami » Fri 12.21.2007 10:02 pm

two_heads_talking wrote:
tspoonami beat me to it.

Was it the error 500s I threw behind me to cover my tracks?
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RE: ~Chau

Postby saraLynne » Fri 12.21.2007 11:36 pm

So! They're YOUR fault....!

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RE: ~Chau

Postby two_heads_talking » Sat 12.22.2007 10:35 am

Tspoonami wrote:
two_heads_talking wrote:
tspoonami beat me to it.

Was it the error 500s I threw behind me to cover my tracks?


hmm, I smell a rat. or is that a tanuki I smell? wait, what? your error 500's have me in a daze..
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RE: ~Chau

Postby Stefan » Sun 12.30.2007 10:15 pm

i was reading my frineds book and it had michau. not mite shimau
and i saw tabechau too, r u sure its just -te shimau?
this form seems to clip off the -ru in ru verbs and add chau instead. i mean is there more to -chau then just -te form plus chau?
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RE: ~Chau

Postby hungryhotei » Sun 12.30.2007 10:31 pm

Read the posts again, it's not te plus chau. The てしま turns into a ちゃ
天気がいいから、散歩しましょう。
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RE: ~Chau

Postby Stefan » Sun 12.30.2007 10:44 pm

oh i see. thank you
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