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Posted 3/16/08 , edited 3/16/08
i have some words you have to know , we use them a lot , and if you know some wordd that i did not put just put it OK , hope it will help

Hello.
こんにちは。 Konnichiwa. (kon-nee-chee-WAH)

How are you?
お元気ですか。 O-genki desu ka? (oh-GEN-kee dess-KAH?)

Fine, thank you.
元気です。 Genki desu. (GEN-kee dess)

What is your name?
お名前は何ですか。 O-namae wa nan desu ka? (oh-NAH-mah-eh wah NAHN dess-KAH?)

My name is ____ .
私の名前は ____ です。 Watashi no namae wa ____ desu. (wah-TAH-shee no nah-mah-eh wa ____ dess)

Nice to meet you.
始めまして。 Hajimemashite. (hah-jee-meh-MOSH-teh)

Please. (request)
お願いします。 Onegai shimasu. (oh-neh-gigh shee-moss)

Please. (offer)
どうぞ。 Dōzo. (DOH-zo)

Thank you.
どうもありがとう。 Dōmo arigatō. (doh-moh ah-ree-GAH-toh)

You're welcome.
どういたしまして。 Dō itashi mashite. (doh EE-tah-shee mosh-teh)

Yes.
はい。 Hai. (HIGH)

No.
いいえ。 Iie. (EE-eh)

Excuse me.
すみません。 Sumimasen. (soo-mee-mah-sen)

I'm sorry.
御免なさい。 Gomen-nasai. (goh-men-nah-sigh)

Goodbye. (long-term)
さようなら。 Sayōnara. (sa-YOH-nah-rah)

Goodbye. (informal)
それでは。 Sore dewa. (SOH-reh deh-wah)

I can't speak Japanese [well].
日本語「よく」話せません。 Nihongo [yoku] hanasemasen. (nee-hohn-goh [yo-koo] hah-nah-seh-mah-sen)

Do you speak English?
英語を話せますか。 Eigo o hanasemasuka? (AY-goh oh hah-nah-seh-moss-KAH?)

Is there someone here who speaks English?
だれか英語を話せますか。 Dareka eigo o hanasemasuka? (dah-reh-kah AY-goh oh hah-nah-seh-moss-KAH?)

Help!
たすけて! Tasukete! (tah-soo-keh-teh!)

Look out!
あぶない! Abunai! (ah-boo-NIGH!)

Good morning.
おはようございます。 Ohayō gozaimasu. (oh-hah-YOH go-zigh-moss)

Good evening.
こんばんは。 Konbanwa. (kohm-bahn-wah)

Good night (to sleep)
おやすみなさい。 Oyasuminasai. (oh-yah-soo-mee-nah-sigh)

I don't understand.
わかりません。 Wakarimasen. (wah-kah-ree-mah-sen)

Where is the toilet?
トイレはどこですか。 Toire wa doko desu ka? (toy-reh wah DOH-koh dess kah?)
Posted 3/16/08
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Where is the toilet?
トイレはどこですか。 Toire wa doko desu ka? (toy-reh wah DOH-koh dess kah?)

Is there someone here who speaks English?
だれか英語を話せますか。 Dareka eigo o hanasemasuka? (dah-reh-kah AY-goh oh hah-nah-seh-moss-KAH?)

Leave me alone.
ほっといて。 hottoite.

Don't touch me!
さわらないで! sawaranaide!

I'll call the police.
警察をよびます。 keisatsu o yobimasu

Police!
警察! keisatsu

Stop! Thief!
待て! どろぼう! mate! dorobō!

I need your help.
たすけてください。 tasukete kudasai

It's an emergency.
緊急です。 kinkyū desu

I'm lost.
迷子です。 maigo desu

I lost my bag.
かばんをなくしました。 kaban o nakushimashita

I dropped my wallet.
財布をおとしました。 saifu o otoshimashita

I'm sick.
病気です。 byōki desu

I don't feel well.
気分がわるいです。  kibun ga warui desu

I've been injured.
けがしました。 kega shimashita

Please call a doctor.
医者を呼んでください。 isha o yonde kudasai

Can I use your phone?
電話を使っていいですか? denwa o tsukatte iidesuka

What?
なに。 Nani? nan-ee

Where?
どこ。 Doko? do-koh

Who?
だれ。 Dare? da-reh

When?
いつ。 Itsu? it-soo

Which?
どれ。 Dore? do-reh

How Much?
いくら。 Ikura?
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This will come in very handy in Japan.

マンガ喫茶店はどこにあるでしょうか。

manga kissu wa doko ni aru deshou ka.

Where is the manga cafe located?


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Posted 3/20/08
wow....i knew most of these words just dont know how to pronounce......this helped a lot!!!
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Posted 3/20/08
ok more

Ah-either an exclamation of surprise or an affirmation

Anata-a term of affection that women use to address their husbands

Ano-um

Arigato or arigato gozimashta-Thank you

Baka-idiot or fool

Bakata-I understand

Dagu-a light weight swear word, used to express annoyance

Daishobu-Are you ok?

Demo-But

Domo-nice to meet you, or thank you

Doshde-What’s wrong

Dozo-here you go

Gomen or gomenasai-sorry

Hai-multiple meanings, can mean yes, I’m coming, or I understand

Haiyaku-hurry up

Hatsukoi-first love, a very special person in Japanese society

Honto-true

Iie-No

Ja ne-Good bye

Kesu-a swear word, meaning dammit

Kesuma-you bastard

Mah ne-I guess so

Matte-Wait

____-chan –a cute addition to someone’s name, usually reserved for children

____-ji -uncle

____-kun –usually used for younger boys, or someone a person knew as a child, it is also a sign of respect

____-sama –a way of addressing someone you wish to humble yourself to

____-san –a polite way of addressing someone, slightly more formal, it shows respect.

Nande or Nani-what

Naze-why

Obasan-grandmother

Ojosan-young lady

Okaro-mother

Oneesan or name-nee -older sister

Oniichan, niisan, oniisama, or name-nii -older brother

Otousan or oyaji-father

Segoi-that’s incredible

Sempai-an older classmate or someone who has been doing something for longer

Sensei-teacher

Soda or Soka-Is that so?

Soda or Sodane-that’s right

Sumimasen-sorry or excuse me

Urusai-Shut up

Yamerou-stop

Yokata-that’s a relief
Posted 3/21/08
Anime FTW.....i hear those words so often in random anime
Posted 3/21/08
well I'm starting to study Japanese by myself...

I started it yesterday...

I started with particles then now numerals and time reading...
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Posted 3/21/08
its a shame you cant here the pronunciations
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Thanks this will help my "self" study!
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君の望みわ?押しえてください…(kimi no nozomi wa? oshietekudasai...) what is ur wish, pls tell me...

如何して?!(doushite?!) why?!

あたしは側に居てあげる…(atashi ha sobani iteageru...) I'll be with ur side...

体はほしの?からくらの体… (nutsu ha hoshi no? karakura no nutsu...) dunno what's its meaning, sry
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Posted 3/21/08
lol awsome now it will improve me japanese (even though ill prolly 4get)
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Posted 3/22/08
this is great i really needed this
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Posted 3/22/08

natasha3321 wrote:

ok more

Anata-a term of affection that women use to address their husbands

Bakata-I understand

Daishobu-Are you ok?

Doshde-What’s wrong

Haiyaku-hurry up


anata あなた = also means you. Its more formal then kimi and anta which can be quite rude.

wakatta 分かった (casual)

Daijoubu  大丈夫 

doushite どうして (casual)

hayaku 早く (casual)
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Posted 3/23/08
tadaima - i'm home
okaerinasai - welcome home
demo - but
tsukareshimahita - (i'm) tired
irasshaimase - welcome / may i help you
moshi moshi - hello
mata irasshaide kudasai - please come again
iie, kekkou desu - no, thank you
ja mata - see you (tomorrow)
ii desu ne - that's good
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Posted 3/23/08

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tsukareshimahita - (i'm) tired

mata irasshaide kudasai - please come again



tsukaremashita. 疲れました or tsukareta (Casual) 疲れた

Mata irasshatte kudasai またいらっしゃってください

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