する verb

The verb する is one of the most important irregular verbs in Japanese.

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The verb する ("to do") is most of the time written in hiragana and can be used in combination with other nouns and adverbs to convert them to verbs.1

English word + する

+ する = To kiss

+ する = To go for a drive

+ する = To copy

Chinese word + する

+ する = To study

+ する = To telephone

+ する = To prepare


  1. Check our list of nouns taking the verb する for the complete list. 

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