カ行変格活用

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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 カ行 (kagyō, k-line), 変格 (henkaku, irregular), and 活用 (katsuyō, conjugation).

Noun[edit]

カ行変格活用 (hiragana かぎょうへんかくかつよう, romaji kagyō henkaku katsuyō)

  1. (grammar) k-irregular conjugation; a verbal conjugation class in which the verb stem ends in k- with the following irregular inflections are o/i/u/uru/ure/o, with minor historical changes. Example:
Irrealis Adverbial Conclusive Attributive Realis Imperative
k- "to come" k-o k-i k-u k-uru k-ure k-o

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