Post Reply You can add tid bits of the words you know here
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Posted 5/14/08
Here are some I know:


sugoi- wow; amazing

arigato- thanks; thank you

arigato gosaimas(cant spell)- thank you very much

ore( e is sounded out)- give;here

hai- yes

gomen- sorry

gomen nasai- I'm very sorry; I'm sorry

mate ne- see you! (learned from Creator)

If you know more, just reply!
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Posted 5/15/08 , edited 11/5/08
How about:
Murasaki- purple
Gin- silver
Kuro - black
Bara- rose
Garasu-glass
Kamen-mask
Kurenai-crimson
Ningyo- mermaid
Ningen- human
Vanpaia/kyuuketski- vampire
Hana- flower
Yume- dream
Ookami- wolf
Kiba- fang
Tsume- claw
Hige- whisker
Toboe- howl
Tsuki- moon
Mitzu- water
Kaze- wind
Koi- love
Arashi- storm
Hanataba- bouquet
Kage- shadow
Hikari- light
Kokoro- heart
Sekai- world
kimi- you
omae- you
kimochi- feelings
yasashi- kind (and other synonyms such as: nice, gentle, good)
yaksouka (not sure about the spelling) promise
Wana - Trap
Nioi - Scent/smell
血 chi - Blood
Namida - Tears
Utsukushi - beautiful
Kodomo - child
Baito - Job
Aru-Baito - Part time job
Shimoto - Work
Shinu - die
Shinda - dead
Unmei - Fate, destiny
Uso - Lie
Usotski - Liar
Mabushi - Dazzling
Hoshi - Stars
Inochi - Life
Jounetsu - Passion
Mahou - Magic
Tomadachi - Friend
Yoru - Night
Zankoku - Cruel
Hitori - Alone
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Posted 5/16/08
yuki - snow
watashi wa - I (formal)
boku wa - I (less formal)
ore wa - I (degrading)
akatsuki - dawn
shinigami - reaper
kami - god

hope that helps desu-
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Posted 5/16/08
I thought aki was snow.....meh, must've heard my teacher wrong.
秋 Aki - fall (season)
青い Ao or Aoi - Blue (still means the same either or)
白 Shiro - White (color)
壁紙 Kabegami - Wallpaper (useful for finding all those awesome japanese walls)
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Posted 5/16/08
TT~TT i know nothing but only the very basic like sorry (gomen) ehhe...sorry im no help
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Posted 5/16/08 , edited 5/16/08
You know what they always say, "Always start with the basics before going pro." You are a big help, an example as long as you dedicate yourself into learning Nihon-go. ^-^

(Forgot the "know")
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Posted 5/16/08
We're all still beginers desu-
so its best if we start of with romaji, here are other simple words desu-

Sola/Sora - Sky
Sakura - Cherry Blossom
Baka - idiot/stupid
Iye - no
Nandemonai - Nothing
Ecchi - pervert/perverted
Hentai - Stronger version of ecchi (ofcourse you know this)
yaoi - boylove
shoujoai - girllove
ichigo - strawberry
neko - cat
Jigoku - hell
harem - (anime genre centered with one guy surounded by multiple (3-7) girls (often infatuated with him) desu-)

hope i was of help desu-
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Posted 5/16/08
Everyone's helpful in some way!!!
I was confused, but now I'm good. Iye[いいぇ] and Iie [いいえ] will spell into the same thing xD. Either way you look at it, no means no! xD
[かわいい]Kawaii - Cute (you should know this xD)
[怖い]Kowai - Scary (dont get those two mixed!)
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Posted 5/17/08
Uhmm >.< so kawaii and kowaii are different desu- tnx 4 dat.
Here are a few more words desu-

Yume - dream
Umi - water/beach
yami - dark
bakemono - monster
oni - orc-like monster
demo - but...
sodeska (not sure about the spelling) - i see
Yukata - thank god/Im relief

expect more to come desu-
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Posted 5/18/08
Ahhhh..... I CAN'T BELIEVE I FORGOT TO PUT BAKA!!!! I USE THAT ON MY FRIENDS(who don't watch anime or know this)!!!

I told them it means 'pretty'....

Thanks for all these words!
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