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JapaneseEdit

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
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ka̠ɡ̃jo̞ː hẽ̞ŋka̠kɯᵝ ka̠t͡sɯᵝjo̞ː]

NounEdit

カ行変格活用 ‎(hiragana and katakana カぎょうへんかくかつよう, romaji kagyō henkaku katsuyō, historical hiragana カぎやうへんかくくわつよう)

  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

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9