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役に立つ

JLPT 4
Kana Reading
やくにたつ
Romaji
yakunitatsu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `tsu' ending
    Meaning
    to be helpful; to be useful
    Example sentence
    老人役に立つ忠告1つしてくれた The old man gave me a useful piece of advice.

Examples of 役に立つ, やくにたつ in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
役に立つ
Plain Polite
役に立ちます
Negative
役に立たない
Negative Polite
役に立ちません

Past

Plain
役に立った
Plain Polite
役に立ちました
Negative
役に立たなかった
Negative Polite
役に立ちませんでした

Te

Plain
役に立って
Plain Polite
役に立ちまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
役に立たれる
Plain Polite
役に立たれます
Negative
役に立たれない
Negative Polite
役に立たれません

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