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Search for, look for in Japanese ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต

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search for, look for ใ•ใŒใ™
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Tips to remember the Japanese word ใ•ใŒใ™ (sagasu)
– You can think of "saga" as in a long story or quest; when you search for something, you are on a "quest" to find it.
– Alternatively, you can think of "saga" (ๆŽข) which has a ๅฑฑ (mountain) and a ๆ‰‹ (hand), imagining you are scaling a mountain with your hand to find something.

– ใ•ใŒใ™ (ๆŽขใ™, sagasu) means "to search for" or "to look for." It's a verb commonly used in various contexts, whether you're searching for a physical object, a person, or abstract concepts such as answers or solutions.

Other words that mean the same thing
– ่ฆ‹ใคใ‘ใ‚‹ (ใฟใคใ‘ใ‚‹, mitsukeru): To find
– ๆŽขใ—ๆฑ‚ใ‚ใ‚‹ (ใ•ใŒใ—ใ‚‚ใจใ‚ใ‚‹, sagashimotomeru): To seek

Different conjugations
1. Present/Future Plain Form: ใ•ใŒใ™ (sagasu) – search for, will search for
2. Present/Future Polite Form: ใ•ใŒใ—ใพใ™ (sagashimasu) – search for, will search for
3. Past Plain Form: ใ•ใŒใ—ใŸ (sagaa) – searched for
4. Past Polite Form: ใ•ใŒใ—ใพใ—ใŸ (sagashimaa) – searched for
5. Negative Present Plain Form: ใ•ใŒใ•ใชใ„ (sagasenai) – do not search for
6. Negative Present Polite Form: ใ•ใŒใ—ใพใ›ใ‚“ (sagashimasen) – do not search for
7. Negative Past Plain Form: ใ•ใŒใ•ใชใ‹ใฃใŸ (sagasanakatta) – did not search for
8. Negative Past Polite Form: ใ•ใŒใ—ใพใ›ใ‚“ใงใ—ใŸ (sagashimasendea) – did not search for
9. Te Form: ใ•ใŒใ—ใฆ (sagae) – searching (continuative form)
10. Potential Form: ใ•ใŒใ›ใ‚‹ (sagaseru) – can search for

Examples of sentences

Present/Future Plain Form:
– ๅฝผใฏๆœฌใ‚’ใ•ใŒใ™ใ€‚ (ใ‹ใ‚Œใฏใปใ‚“ใ‚’ใ•ใŒใ™ใ€‚)
– Kare wa hon o sagasu.
– He searches for a book.

Past Plain Form:
– ๅฝผๅฅณใฏๅ‹้”ใ‚’ใ•ใŒใ—ใŸใ€‚ (ใ‹ใฎใ˜ใ‚‡ใฏใจใ‚‚ใ ใกใ‚’ใ•ใŒใ—ใŸใ€‚)
– Kanojo wa tomodachi o sagaa.
– She searched for her friend.

Past Polite Form:
– ็งใŸใกใฏๅคฑใใ—ใŸ้ตใ‚’ใ•ใŒใ—ใพใ—ใŸใ€‚ (ใ‚ใŸใ—ใŸใกใฏใชใใ—ใŸใ‹ใŽใ‚’ใ•ใŒใ—ใพใ—ใŸใ€‚)
– Wataachi wa nakua kagi o sagashimaa.
– We searched for the lost keys.

Negative Present Plain Form:
– ๅฝผใฏ็ญ”ใˆใ‚’ใ•ใŒใ•ใชใ„ใ€‚ (ใ‹ใ‚Œใฏใ“ใŸใˆใ‚’ใ•ใŒใ•ใชใ„ใ€‚)
– Kare wa kotae o sagasanai.
– He does not search for the answer.

Te Form:
– ใ™ใใซๆฅใ„ใฃใฆ่จ€ใ‚ใ‚ŒใŸใ‹ใ‚‰ใ€ๆ•ใพใˆใ‚ˆใ†ใจใ—ใฆใ„ใ‚‹็Šฏไบบใ‚’ใ•ใŒใ—ใฆใ„ใ‚‹ใ€‚ (ใ™ใใซใ“ใ„ใฃใฆใ„ใ‚ใ‚ŒใŸใ‹ใ‚‰ใ€ใคใ‹ใพใˆใ‚ˆใ†ใจใ—ใฆใ„ใ‚‹ใฏใ‚“ใซใ‚“ใ‚’ใ•ใŒใ—ใฆใ„ใ‚‹ใ€‚)
– Sugu ni koitte iwareta kara, tmaeyou to e iru han'nin o sagae iru.
– I was told to come immediately, so we are searching for the criminal we are trying to capture.

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