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~ゆう

 Shikoku (Kochi: Tosa)

yuu

Definition

Suffix

  1. When appended to a verb in its nominal-infinitive i-form, the ending ~ゆう indicates that the action is in a current, progressive or continued state, similar to the suffix "-ing" in English.
    1. まんがよみゆう【漫画読みゆう
      manga yomiyuu
      "(I'm) reading comics"
    2.  あめふりゆう【雨降りゆう
      ame furiyuu
      "It is raining"

Etymology

Cognate to the standard Japanese auxiliary verb おる【居る】 oru "to be".

意味:~ている、~でいる

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