Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Useful Japanese Expressions

Useful Japanese Expressions Whether youre traveling to Japan or simply want to learn a new language, here are some useful Japanese expressions to get you started. Provided below is a Japanese Audio Phrasebook for many of the words and phrases in this article. Yes.Hai.㠁 ¯Ã£ â€žÃ£â‚¬â€š No.Iie.㠁„㠁„㠁ˆã€‚ Excues me.Sumimasen.㠁™ã  ¿Ã£  ¾Ã£ â€ºÃ£â€šâ€œÃ£â‚¬â€š Thanks.​Doumo.㠁 ©Ã£ â€ Ã£â€šâ€šÃ£â‚¬â€š Thank you.Arigatou gozaimasu.㠁‚り㠁Å'㠁 ¨Ã£ â€ Ã£ â€Ã£ â€"㠁„㠁 ¾Ã£ â„¢Ã£â‚¬â€š You are welcome.Dou itashimashite.㠁 ©Ã£ â€ Ã£ â€žÃ£ Å¸Ã£ â€"㠁 ¾Ã£ â€"㠁 ¦Ã£â‚¬â€š Do you speak Japanese?Nihongo o hanashimasu ka.æâ€" ¥Ã¦Å" ¬Ã¨ ªÅ¾Ã£â€šâ€™Ã¨ © ±Ã£ â€"㠁 ¾Ã£ â„¢Ã£ â€¹Ã£â‚¬â€š Yes, little.Hai, sukoshi.㠁 ¯Ã£ â€žÃ£â‚¬ Ã¥ °â€˜Ã£ â€"。 Do you understand?Wakarimasu ka.分り㠁 ¾Ã£ â„¢Ã£ â€¹Ã£â‚¬â€š I dont understand.Wakarimasen.分り㠁 ¾Ã£ â€ºÃ£â€šâ€œÃ£â‚¬â€š I dont know.Shirimasen.çŸ ¥Ã£â€šÅ Ã£  ¾Ã£ â€ºÃ£â€šâ€œÃ£â‚¬â€š How do you say it in Japanese?Nihongo de nan to iimasu ka.æâ€" ¥Ã¦Å" ¬Ã¨ ªÅ¾Ã£  §Ã¤ ½â€¢Ã£  ¨Ã¨ ¨â‚¬Ã£ â€žÃ£  ¾Ã£ â„¢Ã£ â€¹Ã£â‚¬â€š What does it mean?Dou iu imi desu ka.㠁 ©Ã£ â€ Ã£ â€žÃ£ â€ Ã¦â€ž Ã¥â€˜ ³Ã£  §Ã£ â„¢Ã£ â€¹Ã£â‚¬â€š What is it?Kore wa nan desu ka.㠁“ã‚Å'㠁 ¯Ã¤ ½â€¢Ã£  §Ã£ â„¢Ã£ â€¹Ã£â‚¬â€š Please speak slowly.Yukkuri hanashite kudasai.ゆ㠁 £Ã£  Ã£â€šÅ Ã¨ © ±Ã£ â€"㠁 ¦Ã£  Ã£   Ã£ â€¢Ã£ â€žÃ£â‚¬â€š Please say it again.Mou ichido itte kudasai.も㠁†ä ¸â‚¬Ã¥ º ¦Ã¨ ¨â‚¬Ã£  £Ã£  ¦Ã£  Ã£   Ã£ â€¢Ã£ â€žÃ£â‚¬â€š No, thanks.Iie, kekkou desu.㠁„㠁„㠁ˆã€ Ã§ µ Ã¦ §â€¹Ã£  §Ã£ â„¢Ã£â‚¬â€š It is all right. Daijoubu desu.Ã¥ ¤ §Ã¤ ¸Ë†Ã¥ ¤ «Ã£  §Ã£ â„¢Ã£â‚¬â€š Essential Words whatnani㠁 ªÃ£  « wheredoko㠁 ©Ã£ â€œ whodare㠁  Ã£â€šÅ' whenitsu㠁„㠁 ¤ whichdore㠁 ©Ã£â€šÅ' how muchikura㠁„㠁 Ã£â€šâ€° Weather Related Words weathertenkiÃ¥ ¤ ©Ã¦ °â€" climatekikouæ °â€"候 temperatureondoæ ¸ ©Ã¥ º ¦ Traveling Words and Phrases Where is the Tokyo Station?Toukyou eki wa doko desu ka.æ  ±Ã¤ º ¬Ã© §â€¦Ã£  ¯Ã£  ©Ã£ â€œÃ£  §Ã£ â„¢Ã£ â€¹Ã£â‚¬â€š Does this train stop at Osaka?Kono densha wa oosaka ni tomarimasu ka.㠁“㠁 ®Ã©â€º »Ã¨ »Å Ã£  ¯Ã¥ ¤ §Ã©Ëœ ªÃ£  «Ã¦ ­ ¢Ã£  ¾Ã£â€šÅ Ã£  ¾Ã£ â„¢Ã£ â€¹Ã£â‚¬â€š What is the next station?Tsugi wa nani eki desu ka.æ ¬ ¡Ã£  ¯Ã¤ ½â€¢Ã© §â€¦Ã£  §Ã£ â„¢Ã£ â€¹Ã£â‚¬â€š What time does it leave?Nan-ji ni demasu ka.ä ½â€¢Ã¦â„¢â€šÃ£  «Ã¥â€¡ ºÃ£  ¾Ã£ â„¢Ã£ â€¹Ã£â‚¬â€š Where is the bus stop?Basu-tei wa doko desu ka.ãÆ' Ã£â€š ¹Ã¥ Å"㠁 ¯Ã£  ©Ã£ â€œÃ£  §Ã£ â„¢Ã£ â€¹Ã£â‚¬â€š Does this bus goes to Kyoto?Kono basu wa kyouto ni ikimasu ka.㠁“㠁 ®Ã£Æ' Ã£â€š ¹Ã£  ¯Ã¤ º ¬Ã©Æ' ½Ã£  «Ã¨ ¡Å'㠁 Ã£  ¾Ã£ â„¢Ã£ â€¹Ã£â‚¬â€š Where can I rent a car?Doko de kuruma o kariru koto ga dekimasu ka.㠁 ©Ã£ â€œÃ£  §Ã¨ »Å Ã£â€šâ€™Ã¥â‚¬Å¸Ã£â€šÅ Ã£â€šâ€¹Ã£ â€œÃ£  ¨Ã£ Å'㠁 §Ã£  Ã£  ¾Ã£ â„¢Ã£ â€¹Ã£â‚¬â€š How much is it daily?Ichinichi ikura desu ka.ä ¸â‚¬Ã¦â€" ¥Ã£ â€žÃ£  Ã£â€šâ€°Ã£  §Ã£ â„¢Ã£ â€¹Ã£â‚¬â€š Please fill the tank.Mantan ni shite kudasai.æ ºâ‚¬Ã£â€š ¿Ã£Æ' ³Ã£  «Ã£ â€"㠁 ¦Ã£  Ã£   Ã£ â€¢Ã£ â€žÃ£â‚¬â€š Can I park here?Koko ni kuruma o tometemo ii desu ka.㠁“㠁“㠁 «Ã¨ »Å Ã£â€šâ€™Ã¦ ­ ¢Ã£â€š Ã£  ¦Ã£â€šâ€šÃ£ â€žÃ£ â€žÃ£  §Ã£ â„¢Ã£ â€¹Ã£â‚¬â€š What time is the next bus?Tsugi no basu wa nanji desu ka.æ ¬ ¡Ã£  ®Ã£Æ' Ã£â€š ¹Ã£  ¯Ã¤ ½â€¢Ã¦â„¢â€šÃ£  §Ã£ â„¢Ã£ â€¹Ã£â‚¬â€š Greetings and Well Wishes Please give my regards to everyone.Minasama ni douzo yoroshiku.皆æ §ËœÃ£  «Ã£  ©Ã£ â€ Ã£ Å¾Ã£â€šË†Ã£â€š Ã£ â€"㠁 Ã£â‚¬â€š Please take care of yourself. Okarada o taisetsu ni.㠁Šä ½â€œÃ£â€šâ€™Ã¥ ¤ §Ã¥Ë†â€¡Ã£  «Ã£â‚¬â€š Take care of yourself. Douzo ogenki de.㠁 ©Ã£ â€ Ã£ Å¾Ã£ Å Ã¥â€¦Æ'æ °â€"㠁 §Ã£â‚¬â€š I look forward to hearing from you.Ohenji omachi shite orimasu.㠁Šè ¿â€Ã¤ ºâ€¹Ã£ Å Ã¥ ¾â€¦Ã£  ¡Ã£ â€"㠁 ¦Ã£ Å Ã£â€šÅ Ã£  ¾Ã£ â„¢Ã£â‚¬â€š Other Resources: Introduction to Japanese * Learn to Speak Japanese - Thinking of learning Japanese and want to know more, start here. * Introductory Lessons - If you are ready  to learn Japanese, start here. * Basic Lessons - Confident with the basic lessons or want to brush up, go here. * Grammar/Expressions - Verbs, adjectives, particles, pronouns, useful expressions and more. Japanese Writing * Japanese Writing for Beginners - Introduction to Japanese writing. * Kanji Lessons - Are you interested in kanji? Here you will find the most commonly used kanji characters.   * Hiragana Lessons - Here you will learn the basics of hiragana. * Learn Hiragana with Japanese Culture- Lessons to practice hiragana with Japanese cultural examples. Please check out my Japanese Audio Phrasebook to lean more Japanese vocabulary.