I just watched a video* that explaining about transitive and intransitive verbs. it says intransitive verb in japanese usually has different form from transitive verb but it doesnt tell anything how to change a transitive verb or dictionary form into transitive verb form? is there any formula for it (i mean like adding じゃない for negative form of a noun) or we should remember them one by one?


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    Adding じゃない does not make verbs negative.
    – user4032
    Commented Sep 23, 2017 at 8:28
  • I mean noun. Btw it was just example.
    – Kakashi
    Commented Sep 23, 2017 at 8:32
  • Don't have skills to write up a full answer but this page looks like a nice start: w01.i-next.ne.jp/~g140179870/jita.html Commented Sep 23, 2017 at 12:59


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