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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
kore
this
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
ichi
1
ni
2
san
3
shi/yon/yo-
4
go
5
roku
6
nana/shichi
7
hachi
8
kyu/ku
9
juu
10
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-ni
12
juu-san
13
juu-yon/juu-shi/juu-yo
14
juu-go
15
juu-roku
16
juu-shichi/juu-nana
17
juu-hachi
18
juu-kyu/juu-ku
19
ni-juu
20
san-juu
30
yon-juu
40
go-juu
50
roku-juu
60
shichi/nana-juu
70
kyuu-juu
90
hyaku
100
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)
ee
yeah
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
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