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About Japanese Verb Inflection Analyzer JPVREV

This software shows how to make various Japanese verb inflected forms such as 'polite', 'past', and 'volitional' forms with their rules of inflection and typical usage. The most useful feature of this tool is to make it possible to enable learners to correctly determine the various inflected endings of different verb categories

If you are a student of Japanese:

One of the secrets to being as efficient and effective a Japanese speaker as possible is to master the sets of verbs and their inflected forms, as most daily Japanese conversations can be expressed with these inflected forms and just a few additional words. See how easily you can make Japanese conversation using these inflected forms supported by this tool.

If you are a teacher/tutor of Japanese:

This software tool will greatly assist you to teach your students how to make Japanese verb inflected forms using this well-organized systematic approach. This means that it also could make you free from one of the hardest lectures of Japanese teaching, and it enables you to concentrate on the job to develop other higher-level lecture materials.

Basic Features:

  • Requirements: MS-Excel 97 or higher version (any language)
  • Input Method: Roman alphabet in both of Traditional and Modified letter system (known as the Heppburn system)
  • Verbs Supported: 1-Step Verbs, 5-Steps Verbs with the Inflection Analyzer Tables (VERB1, VERB5)
  • Verb Summary Table construction function - enables users to build their own verb inflection dictionary.
  • Initial registered verbs: 20 verbs including irregular verbs such as "SURU" (do), "KURU" (come).
  • This tool also supports "-GARU" forms of an Adjective inflected form. (E.g. Atsugaru: be suffered from the heat.)
  • Homonym word resolution - E.g. "KIRU" (cut) is a 5-Steps verb, "KIRU" (come) is a 1-Step verb.
  • Plain verb form checking function - This tool alerts you to misspelled Japanese verbs.
  • VERB1-VERB5 auto detection - "-RU" ending verbs can be classified into two-major sub-categories and seven-minor sub-categories. This tool shows you which category the verb you specified should belong to.
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