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続ける
tsuzukeru
JLPT N3
Edit  dc
つづける
Meaning
keep on doing ...
keep on eating (sweet stuff)
Edit  dc
Formation
See also
Phrases
ダイエットちゅうのくせにあくまでもあまいものをたべつづけます
even though I'm on a diet, I will keep on eating sweet things until the end.
Edit  #925 dc
おかねのために、あいしてもいないおとことのせいかつをつづけるならば、すっかりしつぼうして、しんたいきわまるときがしょうらいやってくることだろう。
If she continues to live with a man she doesn't love for his money, the day will come when she will be utterly frustrated and between the devil and the deep blue sea.
Edit  #4192 Miki
このしっぱい、きっといっしょう、いわれつづけるなあ。
People will keep talking about this mistake forever.
Edit  #4193 Miki, dc
わたしはぼこくをあいしているし、これからもあいしつづけるだろう。
I love, and will continue to love, my mother country.
Edit  #4194 Miki, dc
むししろぅ!じゃ、かきつづけて!
Ignore it! Keep writing!
Edit  #5703 ninja_k
ちいさいじをかきつづけて、てがつかれました。
Because I have been writing continuously small characters, my hand got tired.
Edit  #7033 赤毛
ながいじかんテレビをみつづけると、めがいたくなる。
When you keep watching TV for a long time, your eyes become painful.
Edit  #7034 赤毛
Discussion and comments
Take the root of the masu-form and replace masu with "tsuzukeru" in any conjugation

example: taberu
tabemasu -> tabe -> tabetsuzukeru, tabetsuzukenai
maittana
'dsu' is not a generally used romaji variant.
I think it should be 'du'.
your name
hmm, thats true. using the windows IME, "dsu" = "dす" which is silly.
but "du" when you read it in romaji doesn't look like... dzu, even though the hiragana comes out correct as づ
まあ、難しいね。どうすればいい。 I want people who don't read hiragana to be able to use the site ideally. altho we may be way past that with all the kanji...
dc
Every book I have spells this as "tsuzukeru".
Synonymous
To be fair... づ and ず have theoretically merged, except in names... so zu is ok.

on a side note, is this really level 1? I use / hear this so often at work that I'm rather surprised.
ninja_k
#5703 I would write 無視しろっ! to emphasize. Though this is not CORRECT Japanese writing. Also, it is not appreciated that female speaks like this. I feel 無視して! is more sophisticated.
Miki
Olivier, I went ahead and changed to level 2 - anybody disagree with that classification?
yookoso
This entry does certainly not belong to Level 1 but to Level 2 and it is so commonly used that before reaching Level 3, you get to know this pattern. Please downgrade this entry.
Olivier
The input pattern for づ should be "du" and not "zu."
bamboo4
Total number of results searching from Google:
- 923 for tsudsukeru
- 14 100 for tsudukeru
- 14 100 for tsudzukeru
- 67 800 for tsuzukeru
So I changed the name entry according to the last one.
I think the level of this entry is 3 because I founded 2 examples in JPLT3
http://www.mlcjapanese.co.jp/DownloadF/3-5-GrammarInPastTest.pdf and none in JPLT2
http://www.mlcjapanese.co.jp/DownloadF/2-5-GrammarInPastTest.pdf, so I changed the level too.
赤毛