July 7, 2008

Japanese grammar lesson

Japanese Plug and Play Ghetto Grammar

Base TE + Miru – To see about verb’ing, verb and see.

Putting verbs into base te

Bu mu nu nde
U tsu ru tte
Ku ite
Gu ide

Suru shite

Hanashite miru – I’ll try talking to him, (Talk to him and see.) Hanasu – v. to speak (with)
Itte miru – I’ll go check it out (Go and see) Iku – v. to go

Tabete miyo^ ka? -Shall we try it? Let’s eat and see. Taberu – v. to eat

Nonde mitara – What if you tried to drink it, go ahead see what it tastes like. (Drink and see) Nomu – v. to drink

Monku o iute mitara ..?– What about voicing your complaints? (Complain and see) Monku o iu – v. to complain, to say a ‘monku’.

Yonde mireba…? – Why don’t you read it and see? Try reading it for yourself. Yomu – v. to read

Tanonde miru - Ask and see. Tanomu – v. to request, ask a favor, to ask

Yatte miru – Try it and see. Yaru – v. to do, to try.

Mite mitara – Look and see. Miru – v. to see.

Til lates,
Ganbatte Ne!