JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ねが
Grade: 4
kun’yomi

EtymologyEdit

Compound of () (nega), the 未然形(みぜんけい) (mizenkei) of classical 四段活用(よだんかつよう) (yodan katsuyō) verb () (negu), + auxiliary verb (fu, indicating repetition or ongoing state).

PronunciationEdit

  • Tokyo pitch accent of conjugated forms of "願う"
Source: Online Japanese Accent Dictionary
Stem forms
Terminal (終止形)
Attributive (連体形)
願う [nègáꜜù]
Imperative (命令形) 願え [nègáꜜè]
Key constructions
Passive 願われる がわれ [nègáwáréꜜrù]
Causative 願わせる がわせ [nègáwáséꜜrù]
Potential 願える がえ [nègáéꜜrù]
Volitional 願おう がお [nègáóꜜò]
Negative 願わない がわない [nègáwáꜜnàì]
Negative perfective 願わなかった がわなかった [nègáwáꜜnàkàttà]
Formal 願います がいま [nègáímáꜜsù]
Perfective 願った った [nègáꜜttà]
Conjunctive 願って って [nègáꜜttè]
Hypothetical conditional 願えば えば [nègáꜜèbà]

VerbEdit

(ねが) (negauねがふ (negafu)? transitive godan (stem (ねが) (negai), past (ねが)った (negatta))

  1. to wish, to hope, to desire
  2. to beg, to request, to implore, to pray

ConjugationEdit

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