たがる

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From (ta-), the stem of the desiderative suffix たい (tai, classical たし), and the suffix がる (-garu).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ta̠ɡa̠ɾɯ̟ᵝ]
  • In Tokyo speech, the accent of the verb construction falls on the ga mora in the suffix, regardless of the accent type of the suffixed verb.[1] Example: くりたが [tsùkúrítáɡáꜜrù] (Nakadaka)

Suffix[edit]

たがる (godan conjugation, rōmaji -tagaru)

  1. (jodōshi) seem to want to

Usage notes[edit]

See がる (-garu).

References[edit]