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In English, to make a verb into "someone or something that does x" we add -er to the verb. Examples:

Crush -> Crusher

Teach -> Teacher

Run -> Runner

Spin -> Spinner

  • crush → crusher
  • teach → teacher
  • run → runner
  • spin → spinner

Is there a similar rule or pattern in Japanese?

In English, to make a verb into "someone or something that does x" we add -er to the verb. Examples:

Crush -> Crusher

Teach -> Teacher

Run -> Runner

Spin -> Spinner

Is there a similar rule or pattern in Japanese?

In English, to make a verb into "someone or something that does x" we add -er to the verb. Examples:

  • crush → crusher
  • teach → teacher
  • run → runner
  • spin → spinner

Is there a similar rule or pattern in Japanese?

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What is the Equivalent of Adding -er to a verb to make it "One who does x"?

In English, to make a verb into "someone or something that does x" we add -er to the verb. Examples:

Crush -> Crusher

Teach -> Teacher

Run -> Runner

Spin -> Spinner

Is there a similar rule or pattern in Japanese?