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Lesson

Causative verbs - 〜させる

Prerequisite lessons

Used for expressing that someone made someone do something.

Formation

  • verb (ichidan): verb (dict. form stem) + させる
  • verb (godan): verb (neg. form stem) + せる
  • becomes
  • _ becomes ___

An alternative way to conjugate the verb also exists and is equivalent:

  • verb (ichidan): verb (dict. form stem) + さす
  • verb (godan): verb (neg. form stem) + す
  • becomes
  • _ becomes __

Examples

はは_いもうと_さい_____

My mom forced my little sister to eat vegetables.