Javanese Verbs

If you're trying to learn Javanese Verbs you will find some useful resources including a course about Verbs in the present past and future tense... to help you with your Javanese grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Javanese. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Javanese Verbs

Learning the Javanese Verbs is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Javanese language. But first we need to know what the role of Verbs is in the structure of the grammar in Javanese.

Javanese verbs are words that convey action (bring, read, walk, run), or a state of being (exist, stand). In most languages a verb may agree with the person, gender, and/or number of some of its arguments, such as its subject, or object. In Javanese, verbs in past, present, and future are the same. Here are some examples:

English VerbsJavanese Verbs
Verbskata kerja
Past
I spokeaku ngomong
I wroteaku nulis
I droveaku nyopir
I lovedaku tresno/aku seneng
I gaveaku menehi
I smiledaku mesem
I tookaku njupuk
Future
I will speakaku arep ngomong
I will writeaku arep nulis
I will driveaku arep nyopir
I will loveaku arep tresna
I will giveaku arep menehi
I will smileaku arep mesem
I will takeaku arep njupuk
Present
I speakaku ngomong
I writeaku nulis
I driveaku nyopir
I loveaku tresno/aku seneng
I giveaku menehi
I smileaku mesem
I takeaku njupuk

Notice the structure of the Verbs in Javanese.

List of Verbs in Javanese

Below is a list of the conjugated Verbs in the present past and future in Javanese placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Javanese vocabulary.

English VerbsJavanese Verbs
I can accept thataku bisa terima yen
she added itdheweke nambahi
we admit itkita ngakoni iku
they advised himdheweke ngandhani dheweke
I can agree with thataku setuju karo iku
she allows itdheweke ngentukke iku
we announce itkita ngumumke iku
I can apologizeaku bisa njaluk ngapura
she appears todaydheweke ketok dina iki
they arranged thatdheweke ngrencanakke yen
I can arrive tomorrowaku bisa teka sesuk
she can ask himdheweke takon marang dheweke

Verbs in the present past and future tense have a very important role in Javanese. Once you're done with Javanese Verbs, you might want to check the rest of our Javanese lessons here: Learn Javanese. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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