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I was trying to use combined verbs like 忘れてしまう, 連れて行く or 持ってくる with the honourific conjugation お stem になる. What is the correct way to use that conjugation with these types of verbs?

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For ~てしまう, you turn the subsidiary verb into the お + 連用形 + になる form, as in:

忘れてしまう → 忘れてしまいになる (You can also say 忘れてしまわれる)

... or, as @naruto pointed out, turn the main verb into the お + 連用形 + になる form, as in:

忘れになってしまう


For ~ていく, you turn the subsidiary verb いく(行く) into おいでになる or お + 連用形 + になる, as in:

連れていく → 連れていでになる or 連れていきになる (You can also say 連れていらっしゃる, 連れていかれる)


For ~てくる, you turn the subsidiary verb くる(来る) into おいでになる. (~てになる sounds incorrect.)

持ってくる → 持っおいでになる (You can also say 持っていらっしゃる, 持ってこられる)

  • 「お忘れになってしまう」もアリかも – naruto Mar 31 '18 at 12:03
  • @naruto おお・・・確かに・・・ – Chocolate Mar 31 '18 at 12:13
  • @Chocolate thanks so much! Really useful breakdown ^-^ – Lepregamer Mar 31 '18 at 12:22

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