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Dōmo
Thank you / Hi!
Īe
No
You're right
Dame
That's bad!
Yatta
Yahoo! I did it!
Omedetō
Congratulations!
ga
Specifies the subject of the sentence.
o
specifies the direct object of a sentence.
kara
Specifies the starting point of an action.
made
Specifies the ending point of the action
ni
Specifies the target of the action / Specifies the time of the event
e
Specifies the direction of the action
de
Specifies how the action takes place; indicates the location, the manner, or the background condition of the action.
no
Creates a possesive phrase or a modifier phrase.
to
List items / Specifies the co-agent of the action.
ka
Lists choices.
ojisan
Uncle
ojīsan
Grandfather
ai
love
mae
front
ao
blue
au
meet
koi
carp
koe
voice
ue
up
sukēto
skating
kusai
stinky
ashita
tomorrow
sō desu
that's right
sugoi
amazing; wow
kuni
country
kagu
furniture
sēto
pupil
obasan
aunt
obāsan
grandmother
tori
bird
tōri
street
yuki
snow
yūki
courage
rakuda
camel
Fujisan
Mt. Fugi
tora
tiger
tōfu
bean curd
fūfu
married couple
tsuki
the moon
ryō
dormitory
ryokan
Japanese-style inn
kippu
tickets
kitte
stamps
kekkon
marriage
massugu
straight
Hashi (high-low)
chopsticks
Hashi (low-high)
bridge
kimono
robe with wide sleeves and a sash; traditional Japanese clothing for women.
sake
Japanese wine rice
Sashimi
sliced raw fish
sukiyaki
Japanese-styled beef stew
sutoraiku
strike
Samāto
skinny or thin
Torēningu pantsu
gym pants
manshon
small, neat-looking condominium in Japan
Ōkē
Okay
Mimashita ka
Did you see that? (polite/nuetral)
bosuton
Boston
taberu
eat
tamago
egg
wa
inserted after topic word to signify that it is the topic.
kinō
yesterday
sensē
teacher
ka
end yes/no questions.
dare
who
doko
where
donata
who
dore
which one
how
ikura
how much
itsu
when
nani
what
kore
this one
sore
that one (near you)
are
that one (over there)
then
watashi
I, me
watashitachi
we, us
Ikimasu ka
Will [you] go [there]?
-masu
affirmative present verb
-masen
negative present verb
-mashita
affirmative past verb
-masendeshita
negative past verb
-ageru
doing a favor
-aru
present perfect
-iru
present progressive
-kudasai
requesting
-miru
attempt
-shimau
completion
desu
to be
gakusē
student
kowasō
scarey-looking
Taka-i / Kōka-na
expensive
Hajimemashite
begining, first meeting
yorushiku
Shows modest attitude, put in a first greeting after the name.
kochirakoso
return greeting of "yorushiku"
kochira wa
as for this person (introducing a friend to another friend)
namae
name
tomodachi
friend
Shitsurē desu ga, o-namea wa
I may be rude, but what is your name?
aitsatsu
greetings
ohayō
good morning
konnichiwa
good afternoon
konbanwa
good evening
O-genki desu ka
how are you?
hai, genki desu
I'm fine
tenki
weather
atatakai
warm
atsui
hot
mushi-atsui
muggy
samui
cold
suzushii
cool
atsui desu (ne)
it's hot (,isn't it?)
ame
rain
arashi
storm
hare
clear sky
kumori
cloudy sky
yuki
snow
Ā, sō desu ka
oh, is that so?
dochira kara desu ka
where are you from?
dochira
where (polite form of doko)
Nihongo
Japanese
Nihonjin
Japanese people
Nihongo ga jōzu desu ne
your Japanese is great!
Īe, heta desu
no, I'm bad
mitai
just like
jā, mata
see you again
sayōnara
goodbye
ittemairimasu
I'll go and come back
Ii tenki desu ne
it's a nice day, isn't it?
dōmo sumimasen
I'm very sorry
chotto sumimasen
excuse me a little
arigatō
thanks
daijōbu desu ka
are you okay?
gomennasai
sorry