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I see verb bases end with しor り. What do they mean?
6 февр. 2014 г., 3:16
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This is the 連用形 (Renyoukei, continuative form or linking form), which is used when you combine verbs with other endings (-masu, -tai, ...) or when you make a compound verb. It's also used for nouns that are derived from verbs. Sometimes it's also used to link sentences, similar to -te, but I haven't figured out the exact rules for that. Maybe some native speakers can explain the details. See e.g. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_grammar#Stem_forms for the other forms.
6 февраля 2014 г.
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