やって来る

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  • やってくる yattekuru

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  • usually written using kana aloneExpressionKuru verb
    to come along, to come around, to turn up
    • usually written using kana alone
      to arrive at the present, to get where one is, to have been doing something (for a period of time)

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      • 7 strokes

        come, due, next, cause, become

      Verb conjugation

      A list with all the derivative forms for the verb, depending of the grammatical use and the degree of formality.

      Plain
      Presentやって来る - やってくる (yattekuru) 
      Negativeやって来ない - やってこない (yattekonai) 
      Pastやって来た - やってきた (yattekita) 
      Past negativeやって来なかった - やってこなかった (yattekonakatta) 
      Te formやって来て - やってきて (yattekite) 
      Tai formやってきたい - やってきたい (yattekitai) 
      Volitionalやって来よう - やってこよう (yattekoyou) 
      Imperativeやって来い - やってこい (yattekoi) 
      Passiveやって来られる - やってこられる (yattekorareru) 
      Conditionalやって来たら - やってきたら (yattekitara) 
      Provisional conditionalやって来れば - やってくれば (yattekureba) 
      Causativeやって来させる - やってこさせる (yattekosaseru) 
      Potentialやって来られる - やってこられる (yattekorareru) 
      Keigo (Polite)
      Presentやってきます - やってきます (yattekimasu) 
      Negativeやってきません - やってきません (yattekimasen) 
      Pastやってきました - やってきました (yattekimashita) 
      Past negativeやってきませんでした - やってきませんでした (yattekimasendeshita) 
      Te formやってきまして - やってきまして (yattekimashite) 
      Tai formやってきたいです - やってきたいです (yattekitaidesu) 
      Volitionalやってきましょう - やってきましょう (yattekimashou) 
      Imperativeやってきませ - やってきませ (yattekimase) 
      Passiveやって来られます - やってこられます (yattekoraremasu) 

      Example sentences

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      • Japanese sentence

        10分もすれば彼がやってきます。 

        Sentence analysis
        English translation

        He'll be along in ten minutes.