An uncommon Japanese verb
base. The only context in which you are
likely to encounter or make use of it is the "informal inclusive
command form", which is a fancy of way of saying "the let's do x form".
than the -mashoo
form used with Base 2
To form Godan verbs into Base 5, follow this pattern:
verbs, drop the final -ru
and replace it with
. For example:
in Base 5.
As described above, Base 5 with no ending is the inclusive
Let's go home.
Asu mata koyoo ka.
Shall we come again tomorrow?
Another possible ending is to omou, which conveys "I think
I'll...". Note that omou is a verb itself and must needs be
Watashi wa atarashii kuruma o kaoo to omoimasu.
I'm thinking of buying a new car.