JLPT N5 Vocabulary


to come

JLPT N5 vocabulary list

Learn Japanese vocabulary: 【くる】(kuru)

Meaning: to come (spatially or temporally); to approach; to arrive.

*NOTE* This verb has special conjugation rules which are different than the standard patterns.

来ない -> こない = to not come
来ます -> きます = to come (formal)
来て -> きて = te form
来た -> きた = came (past tense)

Type: Verb, Intransitive verb

Level: JLPT N5 Vocabulary

- Example Sentences

Each example sentence includes a Japanese furigana reading, the romaji reading, and the English translation.

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Example #1

ashita no ibento ni kuru?
Are you coming to the event tomorrow?
Example #2

kare wa mada kiteimasen.
He still has not come.
Example #3

isogashii nara konakute ii yo.
You don't have to come if you are busy.

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