Japanese Other Words 2

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Japanese other words and expressions - Genki lessons 13-20

いちにち [一日]

one day

ふつか [二日]

two days

みっか [三日]

three days

よっか [四日]

four days

いつか [五日]

five days

むいか [六日]

six days

なのか [七日]

seven days

ようか [八日]

eight days

ここのか [九日]

nine days

とおか [十日]

ten days

わたくし [私]

I (formal)

いらっしゃいます

(someone honorable) is present/home

~かい [~回]

...times

~キロ

...kilometers; ...kilograms

じつは [実は]

as a matter of fact...

~ともうします [~と申します]

my name is...

じかん [時間]

time

クリスマス

Christmas

バレンタインデー

St. Valentine's Day

ホワイトデー

White Day

わたしたち [私たち]

we

~こ [~個]

generic counter for smaller items

~さつ [~冊]

counter for bound volumes

~だい [~台]

counter for equipment

~ひき [~匹]

counter for smaller animals

~ほん [~本]

counter for long objects

~くん [~君]

Mr./Mrs. ... (casual)

こんな~

...like this; this kind of...

~たち

makes a noun plural

どうしたらいい

what should one do

いちにちじゅう [一日中]

all day long

~けど

..., but; ..., so

~ばん [~番]

number...

~め [~目]

-th

もういちど [もう一度]

one more time

ええと

well...; let me see...

きょうじゅうに (今日中に)

by the end of today

このあいだ (この間)

the other day

このぐらい

about this much

ごめん

I'm sorry (casual)

これから

from now on

しつれいします (失礼します)

Excuse me. Sorry to interrupt you.

じぶんで (自分で)

(do something) by oneself

じゅぎょうちゅうに (授業中に)

in class; during the class

ほかの

other

おめでとうございます

Congratulations!

~かな(あ)

I wonder... (casual)

じぶんで (自分)

oneself

ずいぶん

very

そうか

I see. (casual)

それい

moreover...

たとえば (例えば)

for example

~にくらべて (~に比べて)

compared with...

~によると

according to...

まえ (前)

before...

やっぱり (やっぱり)

after all

おかげで

thanks to... (~の)

おさきにしつれいします (お先に失礼します)

See you. (lit., I'm leaving ahead of you.)

おつかれさま(でした) (お疲れ様(でした))

You must be tired after working so hard.

~(ん)だろう

short form of ~(ん)でしょう

どうしよう

What should I/we do?

まず

first of all

~までに

by (time/date)

まいあさ (毎朝)

every morning

おととい

the day before yesterday

どちら

where (polite)

なぜ

why (=どうして)

おれい (お礼)

expression of gratitude

こちら

this way (polite)

それで

then; therefore

ほんとうは (本当は)

in fact; originally

まだ

still

~めいさま (~名様)

party of ... people

ようこそ

Welcome.

よろしくおつたえください (よろしくお伝えください)

Please give my best regards (to...) (~に)

あちら

that way (polite)

~かい (~階)

...th floor

あちら

that way (polite)

おや?

Oh!

かしこまりました

Cetainly.

さあ

I am not sure...

しつれいしました (失礼しました)

I'm very sorry.

しょうしょう (少々)

a few seconds

それでは

if that is the case,...

できれば

if possible

まことに (誠に)

really (very polite)

また

again

~みたいなX

X such as...

もうしわけありません (申し訳ありません)

You have my apologies.

よそしかったら

if it is okay (polite)

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