How to say infinitive in Japanese



  • infinitive - Linguistics term

Example Sentences

An infinitive without a 'to' attached is called a bare infinitive.
The following verbs only take the to-infinitive as their object.
needless to sayha不定詞futeikotobano慣用表現kan'youhyougenとしてtoshite紹介shoukaiされるsareruことkotoga多いooiですdesu
'Needless to say' is often used as an idiomatic expression in the infinitive.
There are two ways of using the infinitive as an adjective, 1. attributive, 2. predicative. Naturally 2. is a subject complement.

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