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When I read a light novel, sometimes I see some weird verb that does not have る like it's supposed to. For example, I see 越え instead of 越える, or 抱え instead of 抱える.

From the first page of 生徒会探偵キリカ:

クラブの数は三百を越え、体育会系も文化系も全国大会常連クラスの部をいくつも抱え

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    Could you show example sentences? – Yuuichi Tam Jun 15 '18 at 12:57
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This usage is called 連用中止法. It is used when a sentence follows without being completed. And a verb before comma changes to continuous form. For example, 彼はそのパーティで歌を歌い、踊りを踊った(He sang songs and danced).

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  • this call Suspended form right? so verb that i show in example you have to delete る for る verb ? to make suspended form – Panee Garin Jun 15 '18 at 14:40
  • No, it isn't suspended form but continuous form(masu form). 越え is continuous form of 越える and 抱え is continuous form of 抱える. – Yuuichi Tam Jun 15 '18 at 14:51
  • is that so?thank for answer i'm think i get it now – Panee Garin Jun 15 '18 at 15:04
  • To be honest, I am not sure of suspended form. Is it plain form(dictionary form)? – Yuuichi Tam Jun 15 '18 at 15:12

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