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Conjugation of Regular Verbs.

guished by the termination of the present infinitive. The first ends in u, as suku, to like; the second ends in ru, as kangayru, to think; the third ends in uru, as suru, to make.

Conjugation of Regular Verbs.

First Conjugation ending in U—Iku, To go.

Indicative Mood.
Present Tense.

Watakushi wa ik-imasu, I go. Watakusi domo wa ik-imasu, we go.
Anata wa ik-imasu, you go. Anatagata wa ik-imasu, you go.
Are wa ik-imasu, he or she goes. Arera wa ik-imasu, they go.

Past Tense.

Watakusi wa ik-imasita, I went or have gone. Watakusi domo wa ik-imasita, we went.
Anata wa ik-imasita, you went or have gone. Anatagata wa ik-imasita, you went.
Are wa ik-imasita, he went, or has gone. Arera wa ik-imasita, they went.

Future Tense.

Watakusi wa ik-imasho, I shall go. Watakusi domo wa iki-imasho, we shall go.
Anata wa ik-imasho, you will go. Anatagata wa ik-imasho, you will go.
Are wa ik-imasho, he or she will go. Arera wa ik-imasho, they will go.