Coming to for a purpose with ~に来る


Coming to somewhere with the purpose to do an activity is written by appending に to the verb stem, then adding ().

An noun referring to an activity may precede に rather than a verb.

Examples of ~に来る

Further Reading

  • Kamiya, Taeko. “Stating Purpose, Cause, and Reason.” Japanese Sentence Patterns for Effective Communication, Kodansha, 2005, p. 138
  • Lammers, Wayne P. “Some High-Traffic Particles.” Japanese the Manga Way, Stone Bridge Press, 2005, p. 92