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Permission to do with 〜てもいい

Permission to do an action can be requested or given by taking the て form of the verb, and appending もいい.

Further reading


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Supplemental examples

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Further Reading

  • Chino, Naoko. "Basic Pattern 26." A Dictionary of Basic Japanese Sentence Patterns, Kodansha, 2000, pp. 188–189
  • Makino, Seiichi and Michio Tsutsui. "Main Entries." A Dictionary of Basic Japanese Grammar, The Japan Times Ltd., 1989, pp. 471–473