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"moshi moshi" or "hai"
things to say when you answer a phone call
degozaimasu
more polite form of desu, used when answering a phone at a business among other things
watashi desu
it is me
boku desu
it is me (young boy)
boku
me (young boy)
shoushouomachi kudasai
please wait a little
mata denwa shimasu
i'll call again
ga
used at the end of a sentence sometimes to soften it.
NAME kara denwa desu
NAME is on the phone
A kara B e ikimasu
went from A to B
kachoo
section head of a company
kochira
the more polite way of saying "this" used to introduce
a. people you are not connected
b. superiors/ equals people who are not members of your family or organization
kochira koso
polite phrase meaning "i am the one who should be ..."
the ... could be
1. glad to meet you
2. thanking you
3. etc. (other stuff)
meishi
namecard
meishi rituals
Look carefully at it before you put it away

1. Don't fumble meishi
2. give and recieve with both hands
3. don't write on yours or their s
4. hand over as you say your name and just before you bow
kanai
how a husband refers to his own wife
shujin
how a wife refers to her husband
genkan
entrance to a japanese house
maa/ yaa
an expression of supprise by women/men respectively
saa, doozo
a version of well designed to encourage someone to do something
ninhongo ga ojouzu desu ne
means "you're japanese is good isn't it"
mada mada desu
means "no not really"
buchoo
departmental head of a company
shacchoo
title for the ceo of a company
koshokaishimasu
formal way of saying "let me introduce you"
hagaki
post card
doo itashimashite OR iie
reply to doomo arigato
ginkoo
store
konban no iega
evening movie
ginkoo
store
konban no iega
evening movie
go go
noon after (pm)
gozen
noon before (am)