Japanese Verb Conjugations #1
This form of the verb is found in dictionaries. It is commonly referred to as the standard form, short/informal/plain form, or infinitive.
Depending on the context of the conversation, use of this form will be inferred as either the future tense or habitual tense.
I will eat breakfast tomorrow – ashita, asagohan wo taberu.
I eat breakfast everyday – mai’nichi, asagohan wo taberu.
Refer to the verb conjugation chart to learn how to conjugate verbs into the negative tense.