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Kanji in this term

Grade: 3

Alternative formsEdit


  • Tokyo pitch accent of conjugated forms of "次ぐ"
Source: Online Japanese Accent Dictionary
Stem forms
Terminal (終止形)
Attributive (連体形)
次ぐ [tsùgú]
Imperative (命令形) 次げ [tsùgé]
Key constructions
Passive 次がれる がれる [tsùgárérú]
Causative 次がせる がせる [tsùgásérú]
Potential - - -
Volitional 次ごう [tsùgóꜜò]
Negative 次がない がない [tsùgánáí]
Negative perfective 次がなかった がなかった [tsùgánáꜜkàttà]
Formal 次ぎます ぎま [tsùgímáꜜsù]
Perfective 次いだ いだ [tsùídá]
Conjunctive 次いで いで [tsùídé]
Hypothetical conditional 次げば [tsùgéꜜbà]


次ぐ (intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana つぐ, rōmaji tsugu)

  1. come after, continue after something, follow, be next
  2. be one rank lower than, be second to
    チェルノブイリに ()レベル
    cherunobuiri ni tsugu reberu
    a level second only to Chernobyl