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See also: だ・1
See also: であります
Polite (teineigo) language
polite copula
be, is

Conjugated forms
Present, Future , です ではない (じゃない), ではありません (じゃありません)
じゃ (ja) is a colloquial contraction of では (de wa)
Past だった, でした では(じゃ) なかった, では(じゃ) ありませんでした
じゃ (ja) is a colloquial contraction of では (de wa)
Te-form, Continuative , でありまして
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