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Respectful form of A
There are several words which do not use the above conjugations, but have special respectful forms. These are given below:
Regular Form Respectful Form
る/みる になる/ごらんになる
る/しる /ごぞんじ
く/いく いらっしゃる
る/くる いらっしゃる
る/いる いらっしゃる
くれる さる/くださる
う/いう おっしゃる
く/いく おいでになる
く/ゆく おいでになる
る/いる おいでになる
べる/たべる がる/めしあがる
む/のむ がる/めしあがる
る/くる おいでになる
する なさる
15
さぁ        ください  
Alright, please eat!
3
   ごらんください      です  
Please look to your right. The famous Daikannon.
4
         ありがとうございます  
Thank you for stopping by.
6
       なさいます   
What would you like to drink?

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Construction
(Elements in parentheses are optional.)
AVerb: Stem
なる
Basic Examples:
なる (to speak)

Passive form
The passive form can also be used to show a respectful tone, as shown below.

Dict. FormConjugatedDict. FormConjugated
されるばれる
われるまれる
かれるそぐそがれる
られるけるけられる
なれるするなさる
たれるくるいらっしゃる
Notes
The お~になる form cannot be used with verbs that are only two hiragana characters in length, like く or る. It cannot be used with する or る.
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Discussion about this grammar
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Years Studied: since 2000
Studying: のため、だから
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I think you should include だ~でござる, for form's sake if nothing else (especially since でございます is used with some regularity even if the casual isn't.)
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12 years ago
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You're right; to be honest, this page needs to be redone from top-to-bottom, as there is quite a long of sonkeigo info that needs to be presented.
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12 years ago
Years Studied: 3
Studying: JLPT N1
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I don't get why there's the conjugation box. Isn't that box just explaining how to turn verbs into their passive forms?
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12 years ago
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Years Studied: since 2000
Studying: のため、だから
Level: 912, : 4,997
the passive form is very often used as the honorific form: honorifics are either the special forms (in the top box), passive forms, or お+(verb stem)+になる (for example おぎになる for いそく)
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12 years ago
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Years Studied: 4
Studying: N4
Level: 796, : 11

I'm new at keigo. In above list there are: る/くる おいでになる and る/くる える/みえる. Is the second one also correct?

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11 months ago
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That is definitely a mixup - will fix it right now!

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11 months ago
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Years Studied: 4
Studying: N4
Level: 796, : 11

Now, the first and the last line are same. (ô_ô)

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11 months ago
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Hmm - bottom line probably shouldn't have been in there to begin with!

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11 months ago



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