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deatta
copula, godan verb (irregular)

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Plain Past Indicative Form
deatta

Root Words:

de + atta

English Meaning(s) for であった

copula, godan verb (irregular)
  1. be; is
* Please note, you are viewing the Japanese readings in the plain past indicative form, while the english meanings are based on the dictionary form.

Definition and Synonyms for であった

Be have the quality of being
Synonyms: である, でござる, ではある
Be be identical to
Synonyms: ござる, である, でござる, ございます, あらせられる, いらっしゃる, おいでなさる, おいでになる, 在す, 在す, 御座す, 御座在る
Be be someone or something
Synonyms: ござる, である, でござる, ございます, あらせられる, いらっしゃる, おいでなさる, おいでになる, 在す, 在す, 御座す, 御座在る

Stroke Order Diagrams for であった

Conjugations for であった

masu stem
deari
te-form
deatte
Negative te-form
denakute
Adverbial Negative Form
denaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
dearu
Present Indicative Negative Form
denai
Past Indicative Form
deatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
denakatta
Presumptive Form
dearou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
dearimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
dearimasen
Past Indicative Form
dearimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
dearimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
dearimashou
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
deareba
Present Indicative Negative Form
denakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
denakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
deattara
Present Indicative Negative Form
denakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
deattari

Sample Sentences for であった

What was his motive for setting the house on fire?
His advice to us was that we should play fair.
His wet coat was evidence that he had been outside.
Lindbergh's solo nonstop transatlantic flight was a remarkable accomplishment.
It was hard to work without breakfast.

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