Polite Informal

We use the polite informal when talking with peers; most ordinary conversation will take place in the polite informal.

Now relax and take a deep breath. To figure out the correct endings for a polite informal verb, we’re going to need to make quite a few decisions. At first this is going to take a long time to figure out how to say a verb while you work through the steps. After practice, it will be almost automatic (trust me—it really will be).

Step 1

Look at the stem of the verb.

Step 2

Look at the last vowel of the stem.

Step 3

In all other cases:

Take another deep breath, and congratulate yourself for having made it through this page, which is probably the most complicated one in the whole tutorial!

(back)Special Honorifics
(Menu)Grammar Index