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Words that finish with mashita however are not previous tense?

Postby MashiePotatoes » January 14th, 2015 11:10 afternoon


I noticed part words that end with mashita yet are not previous tense. For example, once you say I"m tired, you say tsukaremashita instead of tsukaremasu. I know TECHNICALLY "tired" is like... In the previous tense type in eigo therefore does it occupational the same means in Jap? another one would certainly be Arigatou gozaimashita, whereby -masu is readjusted to make it much more polite, right? really confused.How walk this work?Oh... If everyone knows other words that end with mashita but are not previous tense execute share below so that I deserve to learn and also hopefully others the are confused can discover too likewise those indigenous that end with mashita to makeit sound much more polite. I would certainly love to knowArigatou gozaimasu in advancement
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Re: words that finish with mashita however are not past tense?

Postby mmmason8967 » January 16th, 2015 6:06 to be


Japanese doesn"t really have tenses in the same way as English. English is involved with when something happens while Japanese is much more concerned v the state that the action--whether it"s perfect or is ongoing, and also so on. The ~mashita finishing indicates the the action has been completed; most of the moment a completed action is walk to it is in one the is in the past, therefore the ~mashita ending usually indicates that the activity happened in the past.

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For example, once you speak I"m tired, you to speak tsukaremashita instead of tsukaremasu. I know TECHNICALLY "tired" is like... In the previous tense form in eigo so does it work the same way in Jap?
Yes, that"s pretty much what"s happening. As soon as you speak tsukaremashita, you"re saying that you have achieved (note the tense) a state that tiredness.
Another one would certainly be Arigatou gozaimashita, where -masu is readjusted to make it more polite, right? really confused.

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Although arigatou gozaimasu equates as "thank you", the doesn"t actually typical that. It"s a discuss the kind deed the was done because that you. If you think of arigatou gozaimasu as an interpretation something roughly along the present of "that is an extremely kind of you", climate arigatou gozaimashita is equivalent to "that was very kind the you". I don"t think there"s any difference in politeness.
Oh... If anyone knows other words that end with mashita but are not past tense carry out share below so the I have the right to learn and hopefully others the are perplexed can find out too likewise those native that finish with mashita come makeit sound an ext polite. I would certainly love come know
There"s wakarimashita, i m sorry you"d translate as "I understand". Think the it as "understood" or "got it". You wouldn"t to speak "understand" or "getting it".And there"s yokatta, the plain (casual or non-polite) past type of ii. You"d translate it as "That"s great!", "That"s brilliant!" or "That"s awesome!" also when the great, brilliant or awesome thing has currently happened and is a excellent deed.
Arigatou gozaimasu in breakthrough
Since arigatou gozaimasu is a comment on the deed itself quite than her feelings around it, girlfriend can"t usage it to average "thanks in advance". This is wherein you require yoroshiku onegaishimasu.マイケル
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Re: native that finish with mashita but are not previous tense?

Postby MashiePotatoes » January 17th, 2015 9:36 afternoon


wow that"s very informative. Thank you so much Anyone else can add too I"ll appreciate all the same!

Re: words that end with mashita however are not previous tense?

Postby community.japanese » January 19th, 2015 2:10 afternoon


マイケルさん、今日は。素晴らしい答えですね。That is a an excellent answer.MashiePotatoes san,Konnichiwa.We room happy Michael san aided you a lot.Yuki 由紀Team barisalcity.org
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