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kotogaatta
expression, godan verb (irregular)

Alternate Written Forms:

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kotogaatta

Matched Conjugations

Plain Past Indicative Form
kotogaatta

Root Words:

koto + ga + atta

English Meaning(s) for ことがあった

expression, godan verb (irregular)
  1. (for something) to have occurred; to have done (something) (after the past tense form of a verb)
  2. (for something) to happen on occasion
* Please note, you are viewing the Japanese readings in the plain past indicative form, while the english meanings are based on the dictionary form.

Stroke Order Diagrams for ことがあった

Conjugations for ことがあった

masu stem
kotogaari
te-form
kotogaatte
Negative te-form
kotoganakute
Adverbial Negative Form
kotoganaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
kotogaaru
Present Indicative Negative Form
kotoganai
Past Indicative Form
kotogaatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
kotoganakatta
Presumptive Form
kotogaarou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
kotogaarimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
kotogaarimasen
Past Indicative Form
kotogaarimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
kotogaarimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
kotogaarimashou
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
kotogaareba
Present Indicative Negative Form
kotoganakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
kotoganakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
kotogaattara
Present Indicative Negative Form
kotoganakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
kotogaattari

Sample Sentences for ことがあった

I recognized the teacher at once, because I had met him before.
As I had seen him before.
I found the work easy, since I had done that kind of work before.
I thought that once I meant something.
Having met him before, I recognized him at once.

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