サ行変格活用

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ぎょう
Grade: 2
へん
Grade: 4
かく
Grade: 5
かつ
Grade: 2
よう
Grade: 2

Etymology[edit]

A compound of サ行 (sagyō, s-line), 変格 (henkaku, irregular), and 活用 (katsuyō, conjugation).

Noun[edit]

サ行変格活用 (hiragana さぎょうへんかくかつよう, romaji sagyō henkaku katsuyō)

  1. (grammar) s-irregular conjugation; a verbal conjugation class in which the verb stem ends in s- with the following irregular inflections: e/i/u/uru/ure/e[yo], with minor variation over time. Example:
Irrealis Adverbial Conclusive Attributive Realis Imperative
s- "to do" s-e sh-i s-u s-uru s-ure s-e[yo]

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