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Conjugations of the Japanese Copula

This page covers the basic conjugations of the copula in plain (informal), polite (formal), and honorific form. You should at last be familiar with the polite copula です (desu) before continuing, and knowing a bit about verb conjugation and honorific … Continue reading

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The Copula “Desu”

In this lesson, you'll learn about one especially important verb, desu, and how to use it as part of your first sentence structure. Recommended background: Politeness and Formality in Japanese – so that you know what it means to use … Continue reading

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