ラ行変格活用

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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 ラ行 (ragyō, r-line), 変格 (henkaku, irregular), and 活用 (katsuyō, conjugation).

Noun[edit]

ラ行変格活用 (hiragana らぎょうへんかくかつよう, romaji ragyō henkaku katsuyō)

  1. (grammar) r-irregular conjugation; a verbal conjugation class in which the verb stem ends in r- with the following irregular inflections: a/i/i/u/e/e. Example:
Irrealis Adverbial Conclusive Attributive Realis Imperative
ar- "to be" ar-a ar-i ar-i ar-u ar-e ar-e

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