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Verb Conjugations
Vol. 6 taberu (to eat)

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taberu (to eat): Group 2 
Informal Present
(Dictionary Form)
taberu
食べる
Formal Present
(~ masu Form)
tabemasu
食べます
Informal Past 
(~ ta Form)
tabeta
食べた
Formal Past  tabemashita
食べました
Informal Negative
(~ nai Form)
tabenai
食べない
Formal Negative tabemasen
食べません
Informal Past Negative tabenakatta
食べなかった
Formal Past Negative tabemasen deshita
食べませんでした
~ te Form tabete
食べて
Conditional tabereba
食べれば
Volitional tabeyou
食べよう
Passive taberareru
食べられる
Causative tabesaseru
食べさせる
Potential taberareru
食べられる
Imperative
(Command)
tabero
食べろ

Examples

Kyou asagohan o tabenakatta.
今日朝ご飯を食べなかった。
I didn't have breakfast today. 
Kangofu wa byounin ni 
ringo o tabesaseta.
看護婦は病人にりんごを食べさせた。
The nurse fed an apple 
to the patient. 
Sore, taberareru no?
それ、食べられるの?
Can you eat this? 

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