Adventures in Japanese CH 1

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hajimemashite

How do you do?

watashi

I/me

wa

Topic Particle (Marks the Topic in a Sentence)

desu

am/is/are

dōzo yoroshiku

It was nice meeting you

watakushi

I/me

ohayō (gozaimasu)

good morning (polite)

konnichiwa

good afternoon

sayounara

goodbye ( when leaving for a long time / forever)

~Sensei

teacher/doctor/master

~san

mr./ms./mrs.

hai

yes/uh-huh/yep

konbanwa

good evening

jaa ne

see ya! (informal)

-kun

young man/boy (suffix for lower status/younger MEN)

hajimemashō

let us begin

kiritsu

stand (formal)

rei

bow (formal)

chakuseki

sit (formal)

(o)yasumi desu

___is absent (polite)

chikoku desu

___is late

hayaku!

hurry! (informal)

owarimashou

let us finish

nani / nan

what?/how?/huh?/

sumimasen

excuse me/sorry to bother you but..../sorry

ka

Question Particle (Question Marker at the end of sentences)

sumimasen. osoku narimashita

sorry. I have become late./sorry i'm late

shi/yon/yo-

4

nana/shichi

7

sumimasen. mou ichido onegaishimasu.

sorry. please repeat that once more

sumimasen. yukkuri onegaishimasu

sorry. please speak slowly

chotto matte kudasai

please give me a little time/please wait

(doumo) arigatou (gozaimasu)

thank you (polite=with gozaimasu) (dōmo=thanks informal)

dou itashimashite

you're welcome

denwa bangou

telephone number

juu-san

13

juu-yon/juu-shi/juu-yo

14

juu-roku

16

juu-shichi/juu-nana

17

juu-hachi

18

juu-kyu/juu-ku

19

san-juu

30

yon-juu

40

roku-juu

60

shichi/nana-juu

70

kyuu-juu

90

hachi-juu

80

sen

one thousand (1000)

man/ban

ten thousand (10000)

zero/rei

zero (0)

chioku

one hundred million(100000000)

sore

that there (away from you but near listener)

are

that over there (away from both you and listener)

iie

no (informal)

hai, sou desu

yes it is

iie, sou dewa arimasen

no it is not

iie, sou ja arimasen

no it is not (informal)

nan-peeji

what page?/how many pages?

ip-peeji

one page/page 1

ni-peeji

2 pages/page 2

san-peeji

3 pages/page 3

yon-peeji

4 pages/page 4

go-peeji

5 pages/page 5

rop-peeji

6 pages/page 6

nana-peeji

7 pages/page 7

hap-peeji

8 pages/page 8

kyuu-peeji

9 pages/page 9

jyuu-peeji

10 pages/page 10

jyu-ip-peeji

11 pages/page 11

ni-jyup-peeji

21 pages/page 21

atsui desu nee

it's hot isn't it?

samui desu nee

it's cold isn't it?

suzushii desu nee

it's cool isn't it

sou desu nee

why yes it is

(o)genki desu ka

are you well?

hai, genki desu

yes, I am well

mushiatsui desu nee

it's soo hot and humid isn't it?

ii (o)tenki desu nee

it is nice weather isn't it?

ame desu nee

it's raining (alot) isn't it?

iie, guai ga , warui desu

no. I am not well

nemui desu

I am sleepy

tsukarete imasu

I have become tired/i'm tired

nihongo

japanese language

nihon / nippon

japan

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