How to Make V+て(te) Form

て form is frequently used in the Japanese language. Here’s how to make the V+て form!

For the meaning of this form, read this article:
The 8 Major Meanings of て (te) Form

How to make V+て form

1. Let’s make ます form

Click here to see how to make ます form
How to Make V+ます(masu) Form

2. Conjugate the end of the verb

Group Ⅰ verbs

The conjugation changes depending on the hiragana in front of “masu”.

〇い / ち / り + masu → 〇って

[〇い+masu] 買います→買って (“to buy”)
[〇ち+masu] 待ちます→待って (“to wait”)
[〇り+masu] 走ります→走って (“to run”)

〇に / び / み + masu → 〇んで

[〇に+masu] 死にます→死んで (“to die”)
[〇び+masu] 遊びます→ 遊んで (“to wait”)
[〇み+masu] 産みます→産んで (“to give birth”)

〇き + masu → 〇いて

[〇き+masu] 着きます→着いて (“to arrive”)

〇ぎ + masu → 〇いで

[〇ぎ+masu] 扇ぎます→扇いで (“to fan”)

〇し + masu → 〇して

[〇し+masu] 貸します→貸して (“to lend”)

Group Ⅱ verbs

[〇 + masu → 〇て]
食べます→食べ (“to eat”)
見る→見 (“to see”)

Group Ⅲ verbs

する→します→して (“to do”)
来る→来ます→来て (“to come”)

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