MLC Meguro Language Center, Japanese Language School, Tokyo, Japan

Quizlet: 40 verbs (in Roma-ji)

Let's memorize basic 40 verbs with flashcards, games and learning tools.

List of 40 verbs

  • mimasu: watch;see;look
  • kikimasu: listen;hear;ask
  • tabemasu: eat
  • nomimasu: drink
  • yomimasu: read
  • nemasu: sleep
  • okimasu: get up
  • aimasu: meet
  • utaimasu: sing
  • kakimasu: write
  • kaimasu: buy
  • shashin o torimasu: take a picture
  • kaerimasu: return
  • ikimasu: go
  • kimasu: come
  • iremasu: put in
  • hashirimasu: run
  • tabako o suimasu: smoke
  • gambarimasu: do one’s best
  • okurimasu: send
  • haraimasu: pay
  • tsukurimasu: make
  • hanashimasu: speak;talk;tell
  • machimasu: wait
  • wasuremasu: forget;forget to take;leave
  • bikkuri shimasu: be surprised
  • nombiri shimasu: relax
  • Denwa(o) shimasu: call
  • ryouri(o) shimasu: cook
  • shigoto o shimasu: work
  • supootsu o shimasu: play sports
  • kaimono o shimasu: shop
  • paathii o shimasu: give a party
  • benkyou shimasu: study
  • fukushuu shimasu: review
  • chekku shimasu: check
  • kopii shimasu: make a copy
  • soouji shimasu: clean
  • sentaku shimasu: wash the clothes
  • unten shimasu: drive