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I have a book and when you do the verb conjugation for "te" My book says open is aite, but other websites say its akatte which one is correct, thank you

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Hello, Arturo! Welcome to JLSE! If you've discovered an error in your question, please click "edit" and update your question rather than posting a new one. –  snailboat Dec 20 '13 at 3:36
What website says that it is "akatte"? –  Darius Jahandarie Dec 20 '13 at 3:49
thanks again i think its japaneseverbconjugator.com/… –  Arturo Dec 20 '13 at 4:01
That site says "akete", not "akatte". –  Darius Jahandarie Dec 20 '13 at 4:18
Oh, I'm sorry so do you use akete or aite, or both are ok? –  Arturo Dec 20 '13 at 4:19

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Transitive vs. Intransitive, period.

[開]{あ}ける (akeru) vs. [開]{あ}く (aku)

You 開ける the door. vs. The door 開く by itself.

開ける conjugates to 開けて (akete) and 開く conjugates to 開いて (aite).

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