Japanese verb conjugation

Japanese (日本語) is spoken by over 120 million people in Japan. The Japanese language is written with a combination of three scripts: Chinese characters called kanji, and two syllabic scripts hiragana and katakana.

The Latin script (rōmaji) is also often used in modern Japanese, especially for company names and logos, advertising, romanization of Japanese characters, and when entering Japanese text into a computer.

This Japanese Verb Conjugator requires that verbs are entered in Latin script:

Conjugate a Japanese Verb

Fill in the glossary look-up form in romaji. Don't use any capital letters!
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Verbix uses for entering the verbs a slightly modified Hepburn romanization. The differences are marked in red.

The conjugated verb forms are written in romaji, hiragana, and Kanji. Note that the same romaji/hiragana spelling can have more than one kanji representation, depending on the meaning.

Gojūon Yōon
a i u e o
ka ki ku ke ko きゃ kya きゅ kyu きょ kyo
sa shi su se so しゃ sha しゅ shu しょ sho
ta chi tsu te to ちゃ cha ちゅ chu ちょ cho
na ni nu ne no にゃ nya にゅ nyu にょ nyo
ha hi fu he ho ひゃ hya ひゅ hyu ひょ hyo
ma mi mu me mo みゃmya みゅ myu みょ myo
ya yu yo
ra ri ru re ro りゃ rya りゅ ryu りょ ryo
wa i / wi e / we o / wo
n - n'
ga gi gu ge go ぎゃ gya ぎゅ gyu ぎょ gyo
za ji zu ze zo じゃ ja じゅ ju じょ jo
da di du de do ぢゃ dya ぢゅ dyu ぢょ dyo
ba bi bu be bo びゃ bya びゅ byu びょ byo
pa pi pu pe po ぴゃ pya ぴゅ pyu ぴょ pyo


  • Tanimori, Masahiro. Handbook of Japanese Grammar. Tokyo, 1994.
  • Lange, Roland. Japanese Verbs. Barron's Educational Series. New York, 1991.