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Basic Japanese vocabulary (romanji)

A list of 129 Japanese words (or thereabouts) suggested as a basic first set by the online Japanese course 'Japanese is Possible' (Google to find).
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you (pronoun)
anata
person (noun)
hito
hard, difficult (adj)
muzukashii
new (adj)
atarashii
cold (adj)
tsumetai
necessary (adj)
hitsuyou
you (pronoun, extremely disrespectful)
kisama
short (adj, as e.g. hair)
mijikai
fast (adj)
hayai
who? (interrogative)
dare
cold (adj)
samui
search (for) (verb)
sagasu
hopeless, impossible (adj)
muri
stop (verb)
tomaru
come (verb)
kuru
rescue (verb)
tasukeru
face, head for (verb)
mukau
thing, object (concrete) (noun)
mono
mother (noun)
okaasan
exist (animate objects) (noun)
iru
everyone
minna
answer (noun)
kotae
go (verb)
iku
hat (noun)
boushi
push (verb)
osu
he (pronoun)
kare
truth (noun)
makoto
choose (verb)
erabu
father (noun)
otousan
continue (verb)
tsuzukeru
slowly, leisurely (adverb)
yukkuri
song (noun)
uta
you (rude) (pronoun)
temee
mouth (noun)
kuchi
TV (noun)
terebi
without a doubt (adverb)
kanarazu
human (noun)
ningen
ghost (noun)
obake
terrible, awful (adj)
hidoi
kill (verb)
korosu
train (noun)
densha
always (adverb)
itsumo
monster (noun)
bakemono
room
heya
have (verb)
motsu
shadow (noun)
kage
bad (adj)
warui
small (adj)
chiisai
be heard (verb)
kikoeru
drink (verb)
nomu
dog (noun)
inu
where? (interrogative)
doko
run (verb)
hashiru
see, watch (verb)
miru
computer (noun)
pasokon
woman (noun)
onna
true (adj)
hontou
red (adj)
akai
how many? (interrogative)
ikutsu
power (noun)
chikara
you (pronoun)
omae
listen (verb)
kiku
thanks (casual) (excl)
arigatou
near (adj)
chikai
test (verb)
tamesu
money (noun)
okane
sweet, naive (adj)
amai
she (neutral) (pronoun)
kanojo
old (adj)
furui
cloud (noun)
kumo
heart (noun)
kokoro
far (adj)
tooi
rain (noun)
ame
never (adverb)
kesshite
car (noun)
kuruma
eat (verb)
taberu
big (adj)
ooki
store (noun)
mise
hold back (verb)
tekagen suru
energy, spirit (noun)
ki
find (takes o particle) (verb)
mitsukeru
morning (noun)
asa
love
ai
food, food item (noun)
tabemono
1. god 2. hair (noun)
kami
that (independent) (close to listener) (demonstrative pronoun)
sore
red (adj)
akai
hot (adj)
atsui
ride (verb)
noru
slow (adj)
osoi
such a thing as (particle)
nante
black (adj)
kuroi
blood (noun)
chi
cat (noun)
neko
book (noun)
hon
go (verb)
iku
what? (interrogative)
nani
oneself, yourself (pronoun)
jibun
hit (verb)
tataku
when? (interrogative)
itsu
speak (verb)
hanasu
white (adj)
shiroi
man (noun)
otoko
attach (verb)
tsukeru
walk (verb)
aruku
take (verb)
toru
sing (verb)
utau
long (adj)
nagai
blue (adj)
aoi
head (noun)
atama
hang around, date (verb)
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