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Say you booked a last minute trip to Japan. Then, soon after that, you quickly realize that you don’t speak a word of Japanese (let alone a hundred words). For all of you people out there (or, for all of you beginners of Japanese out there), this list is for you. These 100 words will get you through an untold number of situations, problems, and feelings, just by knowing these all-important words. I’m not saying that there aren’t any other important words out there (and I hope you add to the list by commenting below), but I do think this list of 100 words will get you really, really far if you are, for some reason, only limited to learning 100 words. Enjoy!

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Emergency

If you’re traveling to Japan, you’re going to want to know words that have to do with “emergency” situations. You don’t want to be caught off guard in a foreign country. If you’re in trouble, you need to be able to ask for some help, whether that help is finding a bathroom or getting someone who speaks English.

トイレ (toire) = Toilet. Everyone has to use the toilet at some point, so if you need help finding it, this is the word for you.

手洗い (tearai) = Bathroom. Just like toilet, but a little more all-inclusive. You can feel free to use either of these in a pinch, though.

助けて (tasukete) = HELP. Just yell this out and (maybe) someone will come to your aid… if you’re lucky.

わかりません (wakarimasen) = I don’t understand. If someone is speaking to you in Japanese and you don’t understand them (if you’re using this list, then maybe you don’t) then you can just tell them you don’t understand what they’re saying. Follow that up with “eigo, eigo” (which you’ll learn in a minute) and you’ll be golden.

やめて! (yamete!) = Stop it! Maybe somebody is messing with you and you want them to stop (yakuza? probably not). This is what you’d want to say.

英語 (eigo) = English. Sometimes you just need someone who speaks some English. Everyone in Japan is supposed to be able to speak English, though you might have trouble finding the right person depending on where you are.

服 (fuku) = Clothes. Don’t ask… I just thought it would be terrible to lose your clothes, and with all the hot springs and perverts, you never know.

死にそう (shini sou) = Seems Like I’m Going To Die. When things get really serious, you may need to pull out all the stops.

警察 (keisatsu) = Police. If something really bad happens, these are the guys you’re going to want to ask for.

危ない (abunai) = Dangerous. You’ll see this on signs and stuff too. If someone says “abunai” to you, you should probably watch your step.

危険 (kiken) = Peril, Hazard. Basically, this is a fancier abunai. You’ll see this on signs as well.

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Asking

Asking broad general questions, then using body language to tell people the rest is a really fun way to get by in a country where you don’t speak the language!

どうした? (doushita?) = What Happened? Then again, you probably won’t understand what the person responds with, but it’s always nice to ask.

どうして? (doushite?) = Why? You never know…

なに? (nani) = What? Unbelievable!

時間 (jikan) = Time. Just ask this with an quizzical tone and people will get the drift.

質問 (shitsumon) = Question. Have a question? Let someone know. Couple this with “eigo! eigo!” and maybe someone who can speak some English will come to answer your shitsumon.

だれ (dare) = Who. Great in case you need to find someone.

いつ (itsu) = When. Pretty important if you’re trying to time something.

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People

Sometimes you need something that has to do with a someone. You can get by without too much here.

先生 (sensei) = Teacher. If you’re a student in Japan, this one comes in handy.

会社員 (kaishain) = Employee. Good if you’re looking for an organization’s employee to ask a question, perhaps.

人 (hito) = Person. For when you need to point out a person in general.

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Locations

Finding your way around can be pretty important. Here are some words that will help you do that and keep you from getting lost.

ホテル (hoteru) = Hotel. You’ll need to be able to find this if you’re traveling in Japan.

どこ (doko) = Where. Don’t know where something is? Ask where it is with this word.

空港 (kuukou) = Airport. Don’t miss your flight!

駅 (eki) = Station. Gotta catch that train!

日本 (nihon) = Japan. Good to know where you are.

大学 (daigaku) = College. Great for college students studying in Japan, or people who like colleges in general.

本屋 (honya) = Bookstore. Some bookstores are pretty sketchy, be careful!

タクシー (takushi) = Taxi. Expensive, but you can find them everywhere.

家 (uchi/ie) = Home. There’s no place like it.

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Food

Oh food, how I love thee. Can’t live without it, either.

おなかすいた (onaka suita) / はらへった (hara hetta) = Hungry. Two ways to say this one. First one is more neutral, second is more casual.

食べます (tabemasu) = To Eat. Do you eat this? Yes I eat this.

食べません (tabemasen) = To Not Eat. Do you eat this? No I don’t.

飲みます (nomimasu) = To Drink. Glug Glug.

飲みません (nomimasen) = To Not Drink. I don’t drink beer, sorry.

水 (mizu) = Water. I drink water, instead, because that’s how I roll.

飲み物 (nomimono) = Drink. Not the verb, but the noun. Please get me a drink.

食べ物 (tabemono) = Food. Need food? Any food?

美味しい (oishii) = Good Tasting. If something tastes nice (or if you want to be nice), you’d say this.

不味い (mazui) = Bad Tasting. I probably wouldn’t ever say this, but just in case you need to let someone know…

レストラン (resutoran) = Restaurant. Now you need to figure out which one.

コンビニ (konbini) = Convenience Store. Great place to buy small things and food. Convenience Store food in Japan is pretty awesome.

スーパー (suupaa) = Super Market. If you need something a convenience store can’t give you.

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Being Polite

You don’t want to piss people off when you’re in their country. Bad things happen if you do…

ありがとうございます (arigatougozaimasu) = Thank You. Do I even need to tell you why you should learn this? I hope not.

すみません (sumimasen) = Excuse Me. The streets can be busy, it’s nice to say excuse me when you walk through people.

ごめんなさい (gomennasai) = Sorry. If you bump into a Yakuza gang member, you might want to whip this one out.

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Greetings

Hopefully you meet some nice people in your travels. Say hello (and then goodbye!) to them.

おはようございます (ohayougozaimasu) = Good Morning. A greeting for morning.

こんにちは (konnichiwa) = Good Afternoon. You can use this around noonish on to the evening.

こんばんは (konbanwa) = Good Evening. Like the other ones, but for evenings.

ではまた (dewamata) = See You Later.

また明日 (mata ashita) = See You Tomorrow.

さようなら (sayounara) = Good bye. Probably won’t see them for a while :(

おやすみなさい (oyasuminasai) = Good Night. Time for sleepy time.

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Basic Verbs

Verbs will get you a long ways. You don’t have to know much else as long as you know verbs, because verbs help you to get things done.

行きます (ikimasu) = To Go.

帰ります (kaerimasu) = To Return (home).

食べます (tabemasu) = To Eat. Nom nom nom.

します (shimasu) = To Do. This is the best verb ever.

見ます (mimasu) = To See. What is it you want to see?

買います (kaimasu) = To Buy. For all of you who like shopping.

待ちます (machimasu) = To Wait.

書きます (kakimasu) = To Write. Have people write the directions down!

止まります (tomarimasu) = To Stop.

教えます (oshiemasu) = To Teach. If you’re a teacher in Japan.

話します (hanashimasu) To Speak.

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Basic Adjectives

Adjectives, while not as awesome as verbs, are also very useful. They help you describe things.

新しい (atarashii) = New.

嬉しい (ureshii) = Happy.

大丈夫 (daijoubu) = Okay. As in “I’m okay!”

すごい (sugoi) = Amazing. For the sight seeing.

高い (takai) = Expensive / Tall. Just depends on the context.

大きい (ookii) = Big, Large.

小さい (chiisai) = Small.

近い (chikai) = Near. How close is it?

遠い (tooi) = Far. How far is it?

悪い (warui) = Bad.

いい (ii) = Good.

面白い (Omoshiroi) = Interesting.

楽しい (tanoshii) = Fun.

熱い (atsui) = Hot.

寒い (samui) = Cold.

上手 (jouzu) = Good At.

下手 (heta) = Bad At.

赤 (aka) = Red.

青 (ao) = Blue.

黒 (kuro) = Black.

緑 (midori) = Green.

黄色 (kiiro) = Yellow.

白 (shiro) = White.

馬鹿 (baka) = Stupid! I bet you knew this one already.

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Numbers

一 (ichi) = One.

二 (ni) = Two.

三 (san) = Three.

四 (shi/yon) = Four. Such an unlucky number!

五 (go) = Five. Good way to remember the first five numbers: “Itchy knee! Son, She go!” Imagine that playing out…

六 (roku) = Six.

七 (shichi) = Seven. Also kinda unlucky.

八 (hachi) = Eight.

九 (ku) = Nine.

十 (juu) = Ten.

百 (hyaku) = 100.

千 (sen) = 1,000.

万 (man) = 10,000.

円 (en) = Yen. Not really a number, but goes nicely with the numbers, I think.

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What’s Missing?

Okay, okay. Hold your space horse space cowboy. I know that this list isn’t every important word. That would be impossible, and really depend on the person. But, now’s your chance to let me know what you would have added to this list as a “most important” word. List the word and the meaning down in the comments to help other people out too! That way your comment does some good, not evil.

  • http://twitter.com/KenKyanon Ken Cannon

    hahah, love it. I especially enjoyed, “Yamete!” as being one of the most important Japanese words. I probably would have added tomodachi, cause you might need some of those.

  • j3ss4ndr4

    Fix the pronunciation for 面白い — you put the English word there, lol. ^_^

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1343878064 Jocylyn Saltsman

    Before I list the words I would add, I’ll say that I noticed some stuff that might confuse people who don’t know Japanese at all. Onaka suita and hara hetta mean, I think, “I’m hungry!” or something to that degree, and the pronunciation of 面白い is omoshiroi, not interesting, although that’s what it means.

    As for words I’d add the word for money at the least.
    お金(okane)= Money. When you’re referring directly to it, like, “I need more money!” If I’m wrong, though, please correct me!
    はい(hai)=Yes. Be aware that this isn’t like yes in English, though. It’s always to show agreement, even when someone asks a question with a negative in it. “You’re not going?” “Yes, I’m not going.” <== That sort of usage.
    いいえ(iie)=No. It's the same thing as hai, except it's to show disagreement with a person. "You're not going?" "No, I'm going."

    Those are the few I thought of! The compilation is already fairly thorough. Thanks for the great article, Koichi!

  • http://www.tofugu.com koichi

    whoops! Thanks much, fixed now!

  • http://www.tofugu.com koichi

    ooh, yeah, those are good! Good additions!

  • Anonymous

    Hey Koichi! I don’t know if what I’m saying is right but…
    I find it a little odd that every verb were conjugated long form present tense while oshieru and hanasu were left at their dictionary forms..?

  • http://www.tofugu.com koichi

    good addition!

    For those of you that don’t know:

    友達 (tomodachi) = Friend

  • http://www.tofugu.com koichi

    whoops, you’re right. Glad there are folks like you who catch things like that, thank you!

  • http://twitter.com/JJLuke77 Gian

    4W350M€! :D (ma i bimbiminkia scrivono anche con i numeri?)

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=654807674 Steven Mitchell

    Perhaps 医者? I think that would be immensely more useful than 会社員, but that’s just me 8D

  • http://twitter.com/jDictionary Rick Noelle

    Hi Koichi! I think you forgot to include the definition of the most important phrase on the list, “I’m hungry!” y(^o^)y

  • Anonymous

    This is a useful list. I could imagine someone forgetting what “restroom” or “toilet” is, and just telling someone “shini sou” while looking like they have to go XD

    And I hope I don’t sound rude, but “hikouki” means “airplane”, not “airport”. That’s “kuukou*”. Though telling someone “airplane” may still give them a hint as to what he/she means.

    (*From Jisho.org because I’ve gotta cite my sources.)

  • http://www.tokyoreese.wordpress.com Michael Maurice

    Great post! If i had to add a word it would be ” ikura- How much? “

  • http://twitter.com/tmakko tmakko

    Hello!! This is my first comments.I think shichi is lucky number,not unlucky.We also say it nana.So 七 has two ways of saying,shichi/nana.I’m japanese,sorry for poor english.

  • http://www.survivingnjapan.com/ Ashley @ Surviving in Japan

    Lots of good ones on this list for sure. :) I might add “お願いします” (onegai shimasu, sort of like a please for a favor type phrase). I think the top words I say every day are ありがとうございます, すみません, and お願いします. Oh! And いらない (don’t need). Whenever you go to the store, supermarket, convenience store, etc, if you don’t need a bag or don’t want a bag (good to bring bags to the supermarket as they usually charge for bags), they often ask but even if they don’t you can say いらない, if you already have a bag or don’t need one. I say that all the time too…One note on トイレ & 手洗い. Sometimes, people become confused when I’ve asked where the 手洗い is. I think トイレ is a lot more standard these days and more people will know what you mean… I’d use that one first. Though it’s good to know the kanji for 手洗い as you’ll see it on signs occasionally. And one last one! (sorry!) これ (this). Very helpful at restaurants if you can’t read the menu but want to order something using the pictures. (won’t go into それ and あれ lol…)

  • http://twitter.com/victorzito Victor Zito

    What about Okazu? There are people who might need it Hahahah xD
    Just kidding…
    But, I think “Fire” would be important. And “lost” too, kinda “I’m lost” ^^

  • Anonymous

    You forgot the most important word of them all: 飲み放題 (nomihoudai) which means “drink as much as you want” and is a concept at restaurants, karaoke, izakaya etc where you pay an amount of money, and then you can order an unlimited amount of alcohol within a limited amount of time. o/

    (There is also one major one called 食べ放題 (tabehoudai) and is the same, but for food. But it’s far from as important as 飲み放題!!)

  • http://twitter.com/aandsua o-ken

    Cool work! I’m afraid to point out 飛行機 (hikouki) doesn’t mean an airport, but an airplane. 空港 (kuukou) means an airport.

  • http://www.tofugu.com koichi

    do’h! fixed 飛行機 to 空港. Thanks!

  • http://www.tofugu.com koichi

    do’h! fixed 飛行機 to 空港. Thanks!

  • Kai

    病院 – hospital

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=527427480 Claudia C. ‘kyu-ree’ Harders

    おなかすいた (onaka suita) / はらへった (hara hetta). Two ways to say this one. First one is more neutral, second is more casual.

    where’s the English translation? I think you forgot it (or I’m blind)

    when I read “cold” I wondered whether “Ko Samui” in Thailand is not so very popular among Japanese tourists ^^’

  • http://www.tofugu.com koichi

    do’h, you’re not blind, just me :)

  • Kayla

    気をつけて
    When I went to Japan, I had a pretty good concept of basic speech. But this phrase would have been EXTREMELY helpful to know beforehand. Everyone said it – esp family.

  • http://batni.tumblr.com Batni

    What about the Japanese word for ouch「いたっ」(romaji: ita!) ? It’s one of those words you don’t need until you need it, but when you do need it nothing else will do! You’d think that that ouch is one of those universal words, but it really isn’t. いたっ is definitely is on my top 10 list.

  • http://twitter.com/richfowler Rich Fowler

    Great idea. Here’s what I thought of:

    The 天気 or 気象 in Japan can be nasty. 地震、台風、洪水、… those are some big nasties to avoid there. Whenever there’s a 地震 near the coast, you’ll have to keep an eye out for a 津波 warning. 火山 can be dangerous, too, when they get all “erupty.” But even 雪、雨、嵐、and 風 can be annoying. (Especially when they mess with your 服!) When they get 大, like 大雪、大雨, you can expect things to get much worse.

    A 火事 is also something to avoid (especially in your ホテル!), but it’s not really 天気 or 気象 … hmm…

    Greeting-wise, じゃまた is what we always used. Slightly more causal than でわまた, not as casual as じゃねー. I have had a few teachers who refused to let me use さよなら, even if I’m not going to see them for a week or two (or longer), because it sounded “too lonely.”

    でわまた feels like cucumber sandwiches without the crust and drinking tea with the pinky held out. :D

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1439347531 Miranda Iwakami

    One nice thing i learned from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8P97ePKplU was that if a kanji has a square in it it means it has something to do with speaking, i found this very usefull ^^

  • erika

    what about the word. “wasshoi”?

  • http://www.japaneseexpressions.com BradJPE

    How about 病気 (びょうき) – Sick?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_W726I3XLWPHCF5TP4HKI5MEGRU Brendan

    I would add a list of “What the hell are they saying (to me)?”

    Set phrases:
    At a resturant or shop: 「いらっしゃいませ。」 or 「いらっしゃい。」
    Before eating:  「いただきます。」
    After eating: [ご馳走様でした。」

    Common questions you might get walking around:
    At a resturant that does takeout orders: 「店内で召し上がりますか。それともお持ち帰りますか。」 Basically, “for here or to go?”.
    At a resturant: 「 禁煙ですか。喫煙ですか。」 “Smoking or non-smoking?”

    At a department store if you’d like something gift wrapped: [贈り物のようにしてください。」

    How to ask for the check (e.g., at a restaurant that doesn’t update your running total on a receipt you take to the front). I still don’t know the answer to this one. I’d just say something like 「合計は?」 or good old [チェックお願いします。」

    A useful phrase: 「そこにさわるな!」

  • http://twitter.com/audreybenten audreybenten

    Yes! Totally agree with you!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jake-Barrett/586389640 Jake Barrett

    In the words “tearai, aka, ao, kuro, and shiro” I’m confused. In “My Japanese Coach” for DS, they add O’s or I’s to these words. I watched your video about how guys learning Japanese sound like girls. Is that what you meant by sounding like a girl?

  • http://www.tofugu.com koichi

    Nope, just two ways to do a lot of color adjectives, depending on how
    they’re being used. Ao and aoi are both the same, just used in different
    situations.

  • http://twitter.com/richfowler Rich Fowler

    I totally forgot about the phrase I hear the most. It’s one of those good “social lubricant” phrases that’s handy to know when you meet people, and it’s nice to say to them. Here it is, from informal (for friends— brah!) to achingly formal (your new CEO): よろしく (yoroshiku) よろしくお願いします (yoroshiku onegaishimasu) よろしくお願いいたします (yoroshiku onegai itashimasu)It all means the same thing. Literally it means “please treat me well,” but I like to think of it more as “nice to meet you, let’s get along well.” (Although when you’re meeting your new CEO, maybe it’s more like “please don’t fire me!”) :DSometimes you’ll see it in shorthand as 4649– the numbers can be read yon-roku-shi-ku, or yo-ro-shi-ku.You can get by with just a yoroshiku sometimes, but if you’re feeling like going for bonus points, then yoroshiku goes well after a 始めまして (hajimemashite), which literally means “This is the first time we’ve met,” but I like to think of it as “How do you do?” because it sounds a lot less translator-y. It’slways nice to pop out a Hajimemashite when you meet someone for the first time. Follow it with your name + desu, then a yoroshiku, and you’re golden.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Sandahl-Ahmad/593532537 Sandahl Ahmad

    i would probably addKetai = cell phoneneto = internetpersocon = computer/laptopgambatte = good luck/work hardotsukaresamadeshta = thanks for your hard worktsukareta = tired (i’m tired)shinkansen = bullet trainatashi/boku = Ikimi/anata = youdouzou = go aheaddomo = hello/thank youhajimemashte = nice to meet youongaku = musictelevi = TVkuruma = caraircon = ACThis list is too long. Sorry. Thanks for an excellent article! :)

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  • Guest C

    An absolutely essential word: Daijoubu 大丈夫  Everything’s cool. I’m all right. I didn’t hurt myself. I can eat that bizarre looking stuff. etc.

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  • sunshine

    hahahaa … thks ;)
    i love this : “Itchy knee! Son, She go!”
    hahahaa u make my days ;D

  • Daniel Parrey

    Great list, although some of your romaji is off. Yet another reason why kana is ultimately better.

  • http://www.facebook.com/jonwaller0 Jonathan Waller

    I’d suggest 気にしないで (ki ni shinai de / Don’t worry about it). Very useful when you’ve talked yourself into a corner and can’t explain yourself. Super useful. :)

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  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1550596562 Alexa VanDemark

    Just wanted to comment on the verb “to do”. My friend and I are taking Japanese in school, and we whole-heartedly agree that it’s the best verb. Its addition to the list made us laugh. :D

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  • http://mistersanity.blogspot.com Jonadab

    Can you comment briefly on the difference between 警察 and 御巡りさん? Is it just a difference between formal and informal language, or is there more to it than that?

  • Ivyyue

    those are too basic words actually need far more than those to live in japan

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  • Strill

    What about Chikan? You wouldn’t wanna get mistaken for one of them would you?

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  • caitlin

    umm byoin would be nice its for hospital

  • Sydney

    If you’re going to write a list of adjectives, you may as well include 可愛い!!
    Was that not every beginner’s first introductory word to the Japanese language? :P

  • Binsu

    I would recommend adding some directional words: right (migi: 右)、left (hidari: 左)、straight (masugu: 真っ直ぐ). Some more transportation words: train (densha: 電車), car (kuruma: 車), airplane (hikoki: 飛行機), boat (fune: 船), bike (jitensha: 自転車). Directions north (kita: 北), south (minami: 南), east (higashi: 東), west (nishi: 西)

  • Jiekobu

    Isn’t fire imu?

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  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000029499363 Anthony Wong

    Can you please fix sayonara. Thanks ^_^

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Sean-Keaney/1842033411 Sean Keaney

    Awesome! I’ll be visiting this site, a lot…even though I jotted down a lot of the words…YATTA~!!! =^_^=

  • Installa

    面白い 白 I Learned ( Intresting Black ) :D

  • esportal2392

    Umm Installa I Learned that too, hmmm, wierd huh?

  • Installa

    Intresting… very very intresting,

  • Taan

    Very impressive but some pronunciation hints would be very useful as its not always obvious…

  • http://www.tofugu.com koichi

    nice idea! Perhaps next iteration!

  • Gwenny Todd

    How about an explanation about how you pronounce the word?  I mean you spell it out, but what is the pronunciation of the words?  

  • http://www.facebook.com/Doiarusan Cameron Doyle

    Domo arigatou gozaimasu! More vocab words!

  • Fghfgh

    it is so cool news.we are all have a grand time.

  • Terry P.

    Well, good for me, that I took online Japanese classes at http://www.nihongopro.com before I went to Japan. Even though you can get by in Japan knowing no Japanese, it’s great to be able to say a few words and understand a few when in a “conbini.”

  • Mira

    Though I’m already pretty familiarized with these words this is a great list! I’m off to japan next year for a school trip and it’ll be good to go over these some more although I know them quite well.

  • Roentgen Del Mundo

    where’s the “suki des” , 

  • Trollworkout

    You forgot 2 important words “hai” and “iie”: yes and no. Also “asobi ni iku”  in order to ask girls out. Wait . Forget that last part.

    Also common japanese words are dame , chigau, onegai , mushimushi , sukoshi or chiisai or choto, oochi or cho, konnichiwa or kombawa or ohayo, oyasumi or oyasuminasai, and hontoni

  • Trollworkout

    The most important word in japanese language must be 心. You could add that too. Haha.

  • Guest K

    Useful/polite/apt in so many situations!!

  • Chasker

    We are in the process of launching a language learning web application – Lingo Jingo. We have a course called A Taste of Japanese. http://app.lingo-jingo.com/Learn/Screen?lessonID=182&page=1 – that url will take you straight to the course. For the main page please go to lingo-jingo.com. Would be very interested in your feedback. I want to put together a course based off of the 100 words and phrases listed here. 

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Andrei-Diata/100003819666001 Andrei Diata

    nani ?

  • Shibamiura

    One more word- Kaji  is fire. I

  • Mike Prodan

    Really the colors without an I at the end (ao) are nouns, and the colors with an I at the end (aoi) are adjectives.  Adding an O before some words (oterai) basically makes it more polite, as best I understand it.  Another example would be “mother” being either kaasan or okassan. Neither is incorrect.

  • Mike Prodan

    Both sayonara and sayounara are correct. Check Jisho.org if you want to verify.

  • Kiongsbro

    May I have logo(words) mean that “energy power” in Japan say… Tq

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001927842648 Aiko Lasquety Payne

    tanoshii

  • Bulou7tuicakau

    thank you for the amazing word form japn I now know that I can vist Japan and use the awesome words you have put in our blog . Love the person who did this blog

  • ravonsky

    I think two important words that should be added is (isha) Doctor and (byouin) hospital. :D

  • Japanese Girl 1214

    The Japanese verbals are quite easy. The vowel sounds never change. 

    A = the ‘ah’ sound.

    E = the ‘eh’ sound.

    I = the ‘ee’ sound.

    O = the ‘oh’ sound.U = the ‘ooh’ sound. Sometimes this is silent, usually if it’s the end of a verb (like the suffix -masu, it’s said like mass)If there are two vowels in a row, like ee or oo, don’t be tempted to go into the ‘I’ or ‘U’ sounds. Double letters mean you hold that sound longer than normal ones.Example: tooi isn’t said like Tui, it’s toi. Emphasis on the O.

  • guest25

    Thank you. This has been most helpful!

  • Jp_20072002

    may u tell me the meaning of suthamathe kudasai?

  • Mary Loraine Gestat

    I love the word ohayougosaimasu

  • Kinomoto Sakura

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  • tammy

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  • vanessa

    i’m nice to see it..

  • miku

    really helpful ^__^

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  • Lala

    These words please:

    -dono
    -sama
    – kun
    – chan
    – san

  • http://www.facebook.com/sharah.bautista Sharah Bautista

    how about to pronounce it..?

  • http://www.facebook.com/nitress Nitish Alluri

    what does “kage bunshiin”,”datte bayo” and “raseengan” mean?

  • http://www.facebook.com/carlo.toledana Carlo Toledana

    doko kara kimashita

  • http://www.facebook.com/carlo.toledana Carlo Toledana

    hai so desu

  • reymond miyake

    arigatougozaimasu

  • reymond miyake

    maybe next tym i will learn a lot more about an japanesse words…

  • jov

    onaka go suki mashita= I’m hungry

  • Jomeyann

    Hi everyone. For people who’s asking about the pronunciation. I highly recommend you iSpeak an extension of google chrome. Just search it. Its really useful :))

  • Susmita

    Love it!Thanks,you seem very helpful to me.Thank you very much.

  • Melzedek

    i can now learn japanese yehey
    tnx guys

  • analyn

    happy teachers day to all

  • Joshua Jay

    good for all of you…
    i hope i can also learn Japanese words and meanings(weep for me).

  • http://www.facebook.com/guelianngrace.balingit Gueliann Grace Balingit

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  • Mar2xhahaha

    akuma=demon
    jane=later
    shitsuji=butler

    ….
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    Neko- Cat
    Inu- Dog
    Ahiru- Duck
    Usagi- Bunny
    Kitsune- Fox
    Uma- Horse
    Kuma- Bear
    Shika- Deer
    Saru- Monkey
    Tori- Bird
    Tora- Tiger
    Ookami- Wolf

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    0-
    1- Ichi
    2- Ni
    3- San
    4- Shi/ Yon
    5- Go
    6- Roku
    7- Shichi/ Nana
    8- Hachi
    9- Kyuu/ Ku
    10- Juu
    11- Juuichi
    12- Juuni
    13- Juusan
    14- Juushi
    15- Juugo
    16- Juuroku
    17- Juushichi
    18- Juuhachi
    19- Juuku
    20- Nijuu
    21- Nijuuichi
    22- Nijuuni
    23- Nijuusan
    30- Sanjuu
    31- Sanjuuichi
    32- Janjuuni
    40- Yonjuu
    41- Youjuuichi
    42- Youjuuni
    50- Gojuu
    51- Gojuuichi
    52- Gojuuni
    60- Rokujuu
    61- Rokujuuichi
    70- Nanajuu
    71- Nanajuuichi
    80- Nachijuu
    81- Hachijuuichi
    90- Kyuujuu
    91- Kyuujuuichi
    100- Hyaku
    150- Hyakugojuu
    200- Nihyaku
    300- Sanbyaku
    1000- Sen
    1500- Sengohyaku
    2000- Nisen
    10,000- Ichiman
    100,000- Juuman
    1,000,000- Hyakuman
    10,000,000- Senman
    100,000,000- Ichioku

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    Black- Kuroi, Kuro
    Blue- Ao
    Bright- Akarui
    Brown- Chairo
    Crimson- Shinku
    Dark- Kuro
    Gold- Kiniro
    Gray- Haiiro
    Green- Midori
    Indigo- Ai iro
    Light- Hikari
    Light blue- Mizuiro
    Light green- Kimidori
    Orange- Daidai
    Pink- Momoiro
    Purple- Murasaki
    Red- Aka
    Turquoise- Aomidori iro
    Violet- Umire iro
    White- Shiro
    Yellow- Kiiro

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    neji-spiral/screw
    hyuuga-in the sun
    juken-gentle fist
    byakugan-all seeing eye
    akurai-demonic
    henka-transformation

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    Days/Months
    Gatsu- the Japanese counter word for month
    Ichigatsu- January
    Nigatsu- Febuary
    Sangatsu- March
    Shigatsu- April
    Gogatsu- May
    Rokugatsu- June
    Shichigatsu- July
    Hachigatsu- August
    Kugatsu- September
    Juugatsu- October
    Juuichigatsu- November
    Juunigatsu- December
    ___
    Youbi- Day of the week
    Nichiyoubi- Sunday
    Getsuyoubi- Monday
    Kayoubi- Tuesday
    Suiyoubi- Wednesday
    Mokuyoubi- Thursday
    Kinyoubi- Friday
    Doyoubi- Saturday

    Seasons/Weather/Elements
    Shiki- The four seasons
    Haru- Spring
    Natsu- Summer
    Aki- Fall
    Fuyu- Winter
    ___
    Tenki- Weather
    San- Sun
    Yuki- Snow
    Kaze- Wind
    Ame- Rain
    Kuuchuu- Sky/ Air
    Kaminari- Thunder
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    Chi- Earth
    Mizu/ Sui- Water
    Ka/ Hi- Fire
    Fu/ Kaze- Wind
    Ku- Void (sky or heaven)

    *Koutetsu- Steel (from my understanding, this is considered an element, but not in Philosophy)

  • Mar2xhahaha

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    last.v

    San- Mr./ Ms.
    Chan- Used towards same age/ younger female friends
    Sensei- Teacher
    Kouhei- Junior
    Senpai/Sempai- Senior
    Kun- Used towards same age/ younger male friends
    Dono- Respectful title
    Tan- Cute verson of “Chan”

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    Animals
    Neko- Cat
    Inu- Dog
    Ahiru- Duck
    Usagi- Bunny
    Kitsune- Fox
    Uma- Horse
    Kuma- Bear
    Shika- Deer
    Saru- Monkey
    Tori- Bird
    Tora- Tiger
    Ookami- Wolf

    Days/Months
    Gatsu- the Japanese counter word for month
    Ichigatsu- January
    Nigatsu- Febuary
    Sangatsu- March
    Shigatsu- April
    Gogatsu- May
    Rokugatsu- June
    Shichigatsu- July
    Hachigatsu- August
    Kugatsu- September
    Juugatsu- October
    Juuichigatsu- November
    Juunigatsu- December
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    Youbi- Day of the week
    Nichiyoubi- Sunday
    Getsuyoubi- Monday
    Kayoubi- Tuesday
    Suiyoubi- Wednesday
    Mokuyoubi- Thursday
    Kinyoubi- Friday
    Doyoubi- Saturday

    Seasons/Weather/Elements
    Shiki- The four seasons
    Haru- Spring
    Natsu- Summer
    Aki- Fall
    Fuyu- Winter
    ___
    Tenki- Weather
    San- Sun
    Yuki- Snow
    Kaze- Wind
    Ame- Rain
    Kuuchuu- Sky/ Air
    Kaminari- Thunder
    ___
    Chi- Earth
    Mizu/ Sui- Water
    Ka/ Hi- Fire
    Fu/ Kaze- Wind
    Ku- Void (sky or heaven)

    *Koutetsu- Steel (from my understanding, this is considered an element, but not in Philosophy)

    Numbers
    0-
    1- Ichi
    2- Ni
    3- San
    4- Shi/ Yon
    5- Go
    6- Roku
    7- Shichi/ Nana
    8- Hachi
    9- Kyuu/ Ku
    10- Juu
    11- Juuichi
    12- Juuni
    13- Juusan
    14- Juushi
    15- Juugo
    16- Juuroku
    17- Juushichi
    18- Juuhachi
    19- Juuku
    20- Nijuu
    21- Nijuuichi
    22- Nijuuni
    23- Nijuusan
    30- Sanjuu
    31- Sanjuuichi
    32- Janjuuni
    40- Yonjuu
    41- Youjuuichi
    42- Youjuuni
    50- Gojuu
    51- Gojuuichi
    52- Gojuuni
    60- Rokujuu
    61- Rokujuuichi
    70- Nanajuu
    71- Nanajuuichi
    80- Nachijuu
    81- Hachijuuichi
    90- Kyuujuu
    91- Kyuujuuichi
    100- Hyaku
    150- Hyakugojuu
    200- Nihyaku
    300- Sanbyaku
    1000- Sen
    1500- Sengohyaku
    2000- Nisen
    10,000- Ichiman
    100,000- Juuman
    1,000,000- Hyakuman
    10,000,000- Senman
    100,000,000- Ichioku
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    the japanese also have their own way of counting to ten, different from the chinese numbers above

    1- Hito
    2- Futa
    3- Mi
    4- Yo
    5- Itsu
    6- Mu
    7- Nana
    8- Ya
    9- Kokono
    10- Too
    20- Hatachi (used for age)

    Foods
    Peach- Momo
    Nori- Seaweed
    Ringo- Apple
    Strawberry- Ichigo
    Buri-beri- -Blueberry (*note, there is a – after the word “beri”)
    Banana- Banana (very easy word >.O)

    Colors
    Black- Kuroi, Kuro
    Blue- Ao
    Bright- Akarui
    Brown- Chairo
    Crimson- Shinku
    Dark- Kuro
    Gold- Kiniro
    Gray- Haiiro
    Green- Midori
    Indigo- Ai iro
    Light- Hikari
    Light blue- Mizuiro
    Light green- Kimidori
    Orange- Daidai
    Pink- Momoiro
    Purple- Murasaki
    Red- Aka
    Turquoise- Aomidori iro
    Violet- Umire iro
    White- Shiro
    Yellow- Kiiro

    Descriptive Words
    Kawaii- Cute
    Aho- Moron
    Baka- Stupid
    Bi- Beauty

    Titles
    San- Mr./ Ms.
    Chan- Used towards same age/ younger female friends
    Sensei- Teacher
    Kouhei- Junior
    Senpai/Sempai- Senior
    Kun- Used towards same age/ younger male friends
    Dono- Respectful title
    Tan- Cute verson of “Chan”

    Sound Effects (right from the manga >.O)
    Chu- Kissing sound
    Dan- Bang/ boom

    Expressions/ Phrases
    Kyou wa nan youbi desu ka?- What day is it today?

    Random (I will probably sort these later)
    Hayaku- Hurry/ Faster
    Sakura- Cherry blossom
    Eiri- Sharp
    Danna- Master of the house/ Husband

    ~I’ll add more later, but I have a headace and I’m afraid I spelled some things wrong DX
    sorry for really long post,forgive me?onegaishimasu,onegaishimasu!

  • adi

    hwo do you say”you are in trouble?”

  • charles

    can you help me learn more about japanese because i’m only a begginer i only learn basic words i want to learn how to use it in a sentence please help me. arigatougozaimus

  • juvan

    thank you for this informations ;) like me i dont know to say a japanese words but i’m willing to learn a japanse words and pronunciation

  • juvan

    than you for this informations =) very helpful for me because i don’t know how to speak or write a japanese words.haha thankz man!

  • juvan

    thank you for this info =)

  • juvan

    now i can easily study a little bit of japanese words thank for the informations =)

  • Takuro

    i feel completely ashamed that i studied this all for a while, yet i now don’t know how to say most of them.

  • otakulovers!!

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  • Bernard Lewis

    sugoi! what'[s missing? me in nihon.
    harigatou.

  • kira

    hi there how can you say in I’m sad in japanese? thanks

  • karri17

    whats missing is Hie= Yes Eeyai= No

  • spongebob

    what is “mind your own business” in japanese?

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  • http://www.facebook.com/cute.xena 최한대

    can somebody help/teach me how to speak nihongo??
    i know only the basic words.. i can speak nihongo but not too much.. :))

  • Saloomie

    moshmoshii- hello

  • http://www.facebook.com/romaji.perlas Romaji Perlas

    can a also have airport common words there using example like baording time,boarding gate,dep time arvl time etc

  • http://www.facebook.com/teh.joke Teh Joke

    Kage = Shadow

    Bunshin = Clone

    Dattebayo isn’t an official word and doesn’t any meaning

    Rasengan might be something like “Spiralling Sphere”

  • alice

    i go to loyola and i have a japanese freak in my hostel so i know when you’re lying!

  • Yorisensei

    Thank you for this

  • Twinkle

    How will I say this sentence – Good morning , friends ! Do you know I can speak in Japanese ?

  • loi

    What is the meaning omiyage

  • Gureisu

    aimachitarahonyakukiga rukaradaijoubudesu means???

  • Rikke

    銀行 ぎんこう ginkou
    = bank

    薬  くすり kusuri
    = medicine

    Those are pretty good, too.

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  • MindE

    Seven is なな as I know…. Why tere is しち?

  • Jeremiah

    What about wishing people luck?

  • shyna

    wow tnx i really uant to study japanse words .. :)

  • SirzechLucifer

    Bookmark !!! thanks

  • Emiri

    It seems like most the people leaving comments already know Japanese! P.s. I’ve been learning Japanese for two years now!

  • http://www.facebook.com/herunu.mechu Herunu Mechu

    its so beauiful language…

  • sun555

    sorry for this,DX.please DON’T delete.

    Animals
    Neko- Cat
    Inu- Dog
    Ahiru- Duck
    Usagi- Bunny
    Kitsune- Fox
    Uma- Horse
    Kuma- Bear
    Shika- Deer
    Saru- Monkey
    Tori- Bird
    Tora- Tiger
    Ookami- Wolf

    Days/Months
    Gatsu- the Japanese counter word for month
    Ichigatsu- January
    Nigatsu- Febuary
    Sangatsu- March
    Shigatsu- April
    Gogatsu- May
    Rokugatsu- June
    Shichigatsu- July
    Hachigatsu- August
    Kugatsu- September
    Juugatsu- October
    Juuichigatsu- November
    Juunigatsu- December
    ___
    Youbi- Day of the week
    Nichiyoubi- Sunday
    Getsuyoubi- Monday
    Kayoubi- Tuesday
    Suiyoubi- Wednesday
    Mokuyoubi- Thursday
    Kinyoubi- Friday
    Doyoubi- Saturday

    Seasons/Weather/Elements
    Shiki- The four seasons
    Haru- Spring
    Natsu- Summer
    Aki- Fall
    Fuyu- Winter
    ___
    Tenki- Weather
    San- Sun
    Yuki- Snow
    Kaze- Wind
    Ame- Rain
    Kuuchuu- Sky/ Air
    Kaminari- Thunder
    ___
    Chi- Earth
    Mizu/ Sui- Water
    Ka/ Hi- Fire
    Fu/ Kaze- Wind
    Ku- Void (sky or heaven)

    *Koutetsu- Steel (from my understanding, this is considered an element, but not in Philosophy)

    Numbers
    0-
    1- Ichi
    2- Ni
    3- San
    4- Shi/ Yon
    5- Go
    6- Roku
    7- Shichi/ Nana
    8- Hachi
    9- Kyuu/ Ku
    10- Juu
    11- Juuichi
    12- Juuni
    13- Juusan
    14- Juushi
    15- Juugo
    16- Juuroku
    17- Juushichi
    18- Juuhachi
    19- Juuku
    20- Nijuu
    21- Nijuuichi
    22- Nijuuni
    23- Nijuusan
    30- Sanjuu
    31- Sanjuuichi
    32- Janjuuni
    40- Yonjuu
    41- Youjuuichi
    42- Youjuuni
    50- Gojuu
    51- Gojuuichi
    52- Gojuuni
    60- Rokujuu
    61- Rokujuuichi
    70- Nanajuu
    71- Nanajuuichi
    80- Nachijuu
    81- Hachijuuichi
    90- Kyuujuu
    91- Kyuujuuichi
    100- Hyaku
    150- Hyakugojuu
    200- Nihyaku
    300- Sanbyaku
    1000- Sen
    1500- Sengohyaku
    2000- Nisen
    10,000- Ichiman
    100,000- Juuman
    1,000,000- Hyakuman
    10,000,000- Senman
    100,000,000- Ichioku
    ___

    the japanese also have their own way of counting to ten, different from the chinese numbers above

    1- Hito
    2- Futa
    3- Mi
    4- Yo
    5- Itsu
    6- Mu
    7- Nana
    8- Ya
    9- Kokono
    10- Too
    20- Hatachi (used for age)

    Foods
    Peach- Momo
    Nori- Seaweed
    Ringo- Apple
    Strawberry- Ichigo
    Buri-beri- -Blueberry (*note, there is a – after the word “beri”)
    Banana- Banana (very easy word >.O)

    Colors
    Black- Kuroi, Kuro
    Blue- Ao
    Bright- Akarui
    Brown- Chairo
    Crimson- Shinku
    Dark- Kuro
    Gold- Kiniro
    Gray- Haiiro
    Green- Midori
    Indigo- Ai iro
    Light- Hikari
    Light blue- Mizuiro
    Light green- Kimidori
    Orange- Daidai
    Pink- Momoiro
    Purple- Murasaki
    Red- Aka
    Turquoise- Aomidori iro
    Violet- Umire iro
    White- Shiro
    Yellow- Kiiro

    Descriptive Words
    Kawaii- Cute
    Aho- Moron
    Baka- Stupid
    Bi- Beauty

    Titles
    San- Mr./ Ms.
    Chan- Used towards same age/ younger female friends
    Sensei- Teacher
    Kouhei- Junior
    Senpai/Sempai- Senior
    Kun- Used towards same age/ younger male friends
    Dono- Respectful title
    Tan- Cute verson of “Chan”

    Sound Effects (right from the manga >.O)
    Chu- Kissing sound
    Dan- Bang/ boom

    Expressions/ Phrases
    Kyou wa nan youbi desu ka?- What day is it today?

    Random (I will probably sort these later)
    Hayaku- Hurry/ Faster
    Sakura- Cherry blossom
    Eiri- Sharp
    Danna- Master of the house/ Husband

    ~I’ll add more later, but I have a headace and I’m afraid I spelled some things wrong DX
    sorry for really long post,forgive me?onegaishimasu,onegaishimasu!11

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  • sunshine

    sorry for this,DX.please DON’T delete.

    Animals
    Neko- Cat
    Inu- Dog
    Ahiru- Duck
    Usagi- Bunny
    Kitsune- Fox
    Uma- Horse
    Kuma- Bear
    Shika- Deer
    Saru- Monkey
    Tori- Bird
    Tora- Tiger
    Ookami- Wolf

    Days/Months
    Gatsu- the Japanese counter word for month
    Ichigatsu- January
    Nigatsu- Febuary
    Sangatsu- March
    Shigatsu- April
    Gogatsu- May
    Rokugatsu- June
    Shichigatsu- July
    Hachigatsu- August
    Kugatsu- September
    Juugatsu- October
    Juuichigatsu- November
    Juunigatsu- December
    ___
    Youbi- Day of the week
    Nichiyoubi- Sunday
    Getsuyoubi- Monday
    Kayoubi- Tuesday
    Suiyoubi- Wednesday
    Mokuyoubi- Thursday
    Kinyoubi- Friday
    Doyoubi- Saturday

    Seasons/Weather/Elements
    Shiki- The four seasons
    Haru- Spring
    Natsu- Summer
    Aki- Fall
    Fuyu- Winter
    ___
    Tenki- Weather
    San- Sun
    Yuki- Snow
    Kaze- Wind
    Ame- Rain
    Kuuchuu- Sky/ Air
    Kaminari- Thunder
    ___
    Chi- Earth
    Mizu/ Sui- Water
    Ka/ Hi- Fire
    Fu/ Kaze- Wind
    Ku- Void (sky or heaven)

    *Koutetsu- Steel (from my understanding, this is considered an element, but not in Philosophy)

    Numbers
    0-
    1- Ichi
    2- Ni
    3- San
    4- Shi/ Yon
    5- Go
    6- Roku
    7- Shichi/ Nana
    8- Hachi
    9- Kyuu/ Ku
    10- Juu
    11- Juuichi
    12- Juuni
    13- Juusan
    14- Juushi
    15- Juugo
    16- Juuroku
    17- Juushichi
    18- Juuhachi
    19- Juuku
    20- Nijuu
    21- Nijuuichi
    22- Nijuuni
    23- Nijuusan
    30- Sanjuu
    31- Sanjuuichi
    32- Janjuuni
    40- Yonjuu
    41- Youjuuichi
    42- Youjuuni
    50- Gojuu
    51- Gojuuichi
    52- Gojuuni
    60- Rokujuu
    61- Rokujuuichi
    70- Nanajuu
    71- Nanajuuichi
    80- Nachijuu
    81- Hachijuuichi
    90- Kyuujuu
    91- Kyuujuuichi
    100- Hyaku
    150- Hyakugojuu
    200- Nihyaku
    300- Sanbyaku
    1000- Sen
    1500- Sengohyaku
    2000- Nisen
    10,000- Ichiman
    100,000- Juuman
    1,000,000- Hyakuman
    10,000,000- Senman
    100,000,000- Ichioku
    ___

    the japanese also have their own way of counting to ten, different from the chinese numbers above

    1- Hito
    2- Futa
    3- Mi
    4- Yo
    5- Itsu
    6- Mu
    7- Nana
    8- Ya
    9- Kokono
    10- Too
    20- Hatachi (used for age)

    Foods
    Peach- Momo
    Nori- Seaweed
    Ringo- Apple
    Strawberry- Ichigo
    Buri-beri- -Blueberry (*note, there is a – after the word “beri”)
    Banana- Banana (very easy word >.O)

    Colors
    Black- Kuroi, Kuro
    Blue- Ao
    Bright- Akarui
    Brown- Chairo
    Crimson- Shinku
    Dark- Kuro
    Gold- Kiniro
    Gray- Haiiro
    Green- Midori
    Indigo- Ai iro
    Light- Hikari
    Light blue- Mizuiro
    Light green- Kimidori
    Orange- Daidai
    Pink- Momoiro
    Purple- Murasaki
    Red- Aka
    Turquoise- Aomidori iro
    Violet- Umire iro
    White- Shiro
    Yellow- Kiiro

    Descriptive Words
    Kawaii- Cute
    Aho- Moron
    Baka- Stupid

    Titles
    San- Mr./ Ms.
    Chan- Used towards same age/ younger female friends
    Sensei- Teacher
    Kouhei- Junior
    Senpai/Sempai- Senior
    Kun- Used towards same age/ younger male friends
    Dono- Respectful title
    Tan- Cute verson of “Chan”

    Sound Effects (right from the manga >.O)
    Chu- Kissing sound
    Dan- Bang/ boom

    Expressions/ Phrases
    Kyou wa nan youbi desu ka?- What day is it today?

    Random (I will probably sort these later)
    Hayaku- Hurry/ Faster
    Sakura- Cherry blossom
    Eiri- Sharp
    Danna- Master of the house/ Husband

    ~I’ll add more later, but I have a headace and I’m afraid I spelled some things wrong DX
    sorry for really long post,forgive me?onegaishimasu,onegaishimasu!11

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  • http://www.facebook.com/johnathandark.vowles Johnathandark Vowles

    hi im johnathan i watch alot of anime and read manga im british and i dont know alot of Japanese because im planing moving there

  • http://www.facebook.com/johnathandark.vowles Johnathandark Vowles

    ur stating on naruto u are lol im a big fan of naruto man

  • Gemma

    My situation is different possibly because I live in Japan and am only 17 so I go to high school instead but I think my most used words in Japan would be:
    moichido onegai (shimasu)
    もいちどおねがい(します)

    Please repeat – so if you didn’t catch what the person said because people speak abnormally fast here than just say, ‘sumimasen, moichido onegai(shimasu)’

  • trinity hart

    I love it as it hellps me teach my self japanese

  • rikhamae maru

    arigatou

  • James

    How about oyogimasu as swim

  • Aaliyah Prince

    arigatougozaimasu

  • Yorokobi

    tomodachi also nakama?

  • Jane

    ありがとうございます教えます me i use it hahah

  • Yoroshiku

    しつれします shitsureshimasu is very important when you enter a stranger’s house for the first time.

  • Carlos escobar

    thanks broo this really help me

  • Chilean

    this is so good!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks :) Is it possible to add the ones below to a 2.0 version of this :)?? It’s wonderful!

  • Otaku111

    Arigato!

  • Jón Tór

    easier said than dome you would need souns for that

  • http://www.facebook.com/elbert.ligan.75 Elbert Ligan

    what is hontoni?

  • 匿名の

    I’m a Japanese and I approve; all the words you listed out are commonly used in Japan. However, there are some words you haven’t mentioned yet. Here are a pack of words that is useful to use throughout life:
    – メニューをください (can I have the menu) menyuu o kudasai.
    -英語のメ二ーはありますか?(do you have a menu in English?) eigo no menyuu wa arimasuka?
    -どれが お勧めですか?
    (Which do you recommend?) dorega osusume desuka?
    -(Take away/take home) お持ち帰り omochikaeri
    -お会計して下さい (Can I please have the bill) okaikei shitekudasai
    -予約する (make a reservation (for a table)) yoyaku suru
    -….までいくらですか?(How much is it to….?)made ikura desuka?
    -道に迷ってます (I’m lost) michini mayottemasu
    -トイレはどこですか? (Where is the toilet?) toire wa doko desuka?
    -上 (up) ue
    – 下 (down) shita
    – 左 (left) hidari
    – 右 (right) migi
    – 空港 (airport) kuukou
    and so on… Hope this helps you out in the future!!! :)

  • http://www.facebook.com/maryrusthel.sarmiento Mary Rusthel Sarmiento

    arigatougazaimasu

    :)

  • Wick Morse

    When I was in Japan (1966-1968)there was a radical group that did demonstrations in Tokyo but the group was called (I think)
    zenkuren (sp). They did snake demonstrations like a sideways “8” from the side of the curb to the other side. Can you help me with
    this group? Email is: wick54@hotmail.com and my name is Wickham Morse. Thanks…

  • http://www.facebook.com/martinpogi07 Sasuke Martin Santos

    arigato guzaimasu!

  • Po1

    It’s means really? As in, “you got the job! Really?”

  • Hatsune miku

    Yo good work

  • Koror

    Thanks ^_^ I Really Really know now ^_^

  • Zh

    Sushi tamago

  • J.C Peñamora

    Minna tada”arigatou” itte hoshii.. Datte , anatatachi watashi no kotto wa kankenai deshou ..? Minna watashi no kottowa , kirai nandab.. Soba nokotto wa , darenimo inai shi .. Hontou ni arigatou gozaimasu .. Aya “ureshi” no nattanda .. Kimitachi no okage de , kanajou wa toramataizu .. Yasahii hito tachi nee , an’ta

    can you translate this for me? Thanks

  • David Jenkins

    I would like to be able to say “I can’t talk about it.”

  • Guest

    huge fan of Naruto >u<
    Dattebayo is Believe it.. -3-

  • http://www.facebook.com/arna.petursdottir Arna Rún Pétursdóttir

    Dattebayo> belive it :D

  • http://www.facebook.com/arna.petursdottir Arna Rún Pétursdóttir

    also a big fan of Naruto :D -3- In fact it’s my favorite anime so far :33

  • http://www.facebook.com/rh0zeann01 Rhose Anne Santos

    hi

  • ISO79

    “Dattebayo” doesn’t mean “Believe it!”
    It’s just an added word in the English Dubs to fit the movements of Naruto’s mouth.

  • Injahh

    Arigato!

  • random person

    you forgot niwa tori!!! whick is chicken, though you probably dont want to call anybody that

  • EvanTetsuya

    Thanks Its Awesome :D

  • Shana

    Need more information ohaio :)

  • kiran

    its really helpful thank you

  • Bri

    あなたと掲載している他の皆に本当にありがとうございました!

  • Takumi

    Doumo arigatou :)

  • kingyehlad

    arigatou gozaimasu really arigatou arigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatouarigatou

  • Jamela Fortes

    how to say “how’s youre school ? doing greet ? “

  • Lea

    how do u say your welcome

  • lea

    its really help[ful

  • Marilyn Grace

    hello

  • Marilyn Grace

    very helpful

  • glenda joy arroyo

    subarashii desu ne…

  • glenda joy arroyo

    daisuki japanese no kotoba… chotto dake shitemasu…

  • ianna

    thank that i learn many things

  • blahhh

    Russia -russiya
    Italy-itaria
    Germany-doitsu

  • polkaPanda2

    for sum reason i thought that konnichiwa was “hello” don’t know why

  • polkaPanda2

    My friend told me that if u point the thumb to japanese people, it means you’re saying “Fuck you”

  • sundharesan

    Wonderfully drafted. It made me very confident to survive with this

  • CorrectmeIfimWRong

    isn’t wa = わ not  は???

  • Mhn Dsla

    You could state more in each list. Thanks.

  • NarutoFan2000

    OMG.
    This is so helpful. I love Naruto too and by the way, when I saw subbed, at times Dattebayo is meant as Believe It! or Ya Know? Just trying to help.

  • MJ

    arigatougozaimasu.. :)

  • DShinobi

    Yes and No are always important:
    Hai = Yes
    iiye = No

  • asd

    Thank you for this so much

  • CreeperMan

    Thank you so much for this inshallah

  • Mika Arlen Parungao

    thanks you so much!!!!!!

  • Carlo Lacorte

    hey!!! anu ibig sabihin ng i love you sa japan? word?

  • Beth

    This is really helpful so for that I thank you, but are these words in Hiragana, Katakana, or Kanji?

  • Beth Morris

    Is this is Hiragana, Katakana, or Kanji?

  • Jenny

    Amazing, thanks

  • shreenivas

    thanx

  • BEA HUERTE

    oh my…………

  • BEA HUERTE

    thaaaaaannnnnnnnnk yyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyooooooooooooouuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu=aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaarrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrriiiiiiiiigggggggggggggatttoooooooooo……………!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • mickey

    Arigatou gazai masu-
    ..Thank you..
    its much easier to learn the japanese language.

  • sally

    Arigato
    please I would like to learn more

  • sathny

    I knew most of them since I’ve been learning by myselft for some time but this was very helpful! I practiced the ones I already know and learned some other ones too :D I can’t wait to have enough money and age 2go2 Japan :D THANK YOU!

  • sweet heart101

    um…. cough…. cough…. the peep who made this site needs to watch how he presents words on this site for eg he wrote “pi$$” in being polite… just saying….. other than that its not to bad…

  • sweet heart101

    hey… i have to do japan and this help… so i just wanna say….,. THANX!!! ;)

  • sweet heart101

    hi these are my first ever comments… hope they help to improve this site…!

  • sweet heart101

    im just saying it could use a lil more imfo… but its the only helpful thing i could find over the whole net!!!

  • sweet heart101

    it could use something like “nature” panda, zoo, pig, lion, fish, animal, donkey, dog, cat, bird, flower, tree , grass, pound, water, frog, dirt, leaves, sky, bunny…. yeah yeah… i no i could go on and on with this…lol!………hope this helps!!!

  • sweet heart101

    i tottaly love anime! ;)

  • sweet heart101

    i do japan so when ever my teacher askes me a qustion i just sneakely look at this site to get my answer! laugh out loud!!! (loL)

  • asd

    asdggasd-masdjqweasd

  • khalil

    hajimemashte means

    How do you do? and Nice to meet you

  • Kyle

    Sugoi!!! Sugoi!!! :)))))
    Arigatou – Guzaimas!! :)))))))))))

  • ichigo1996

    Hontōni arigatōgozaimasu

  • ryuko tachibana

    domo arigatoguziamus

  • riza mae gepulla

    its nice to hear the words of japanese and i love it……..

  • zipzap

    Should stick to “watashi” when saying “I” if you are unfamiliar with japanese.

    boku is for males, has a rougher tone than watashi but not as rough as ore.

    atashi is for females and carries a feminine tone.

  • jr

    i want moooooooooooooooooooooooooooreeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee lesson to japanese wooooooooooooooord! >______< WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!!!!!!

  • T-Ro

    Two vital words: kawaii (cute) and shashin (photo)

  • LBPsFez

    You sure know alot of Japanese o_

  • LBPsFez

    本屋

    Ye ahs me anjma

  • slendymeetsdeath12

    Arigatougazaimasu,minna-san…

  • effeh

    this reminds me of the theater-freak dude in Fairy Tail

  • effeh

    It’s pretty easy…just watch a few episodes of any anime and you’ll get the hang of it. It’s harder for English-speakers though, but since my first language is Spanish it’s easier for me. The U sound is the only one I’m having trouble with because it’s kinda between an “ooh” and an “eh”, like “uhg”…so weird…but yeah, I’d recommend Fairy Tail to start with, it’s really cool :) btw you can watch it at animeshi.tv :)

  • Daliana F. Cruz

    arigatougozaimasu! I really want to learn japanese words because of my favorite anime which came from Japan,,it’s detective Conan bay the way.

  • Yume Inori

    ありがとうございます

  • Bart Arendain

    hontou ni arigatou…

  • ruffa mae

    Konichiwa o genki desu ka?

  • Lei

    Actual, Hajimemashita means how do you do, where as, Dozou yoroshiku means ‘pleasure to meet you’.

  • Christine Joy A. Pronto

    Thanks! I hope you post more Japanese words. Being an otaku, I really want to learn Japanese! :)

  • dinkster

    shitsumon, shit-sumon, shi… yeah i think this one will be burned into my cortex until i die

  • Hahaha

    Watashi wa gei de su

  • Matthew Hayes

    gave me a good start

  • JT

    I agree

  • kano

    It means “really.?”

  • Liae Kallel

    omoshiroi and arigatougozaimasu

  • Animax

    Umm … can i ask on how to use -san , -chan, -chi, -senpai, and -kun on names ?

  • Ray

    i been to Japan twice with the last 4 months, if you can read a map its easy to get around Japan even the big and small like Tokyo. Trains are the best option if you know what city you go to, but don’t know how much it will cost you. There is a big map over the ticket machines you find the layout of the train system and the price to get to where you want to. If you don’t know which platform your train is leaving on at the end of the ticket gate there is an information booth. Most Japanese mens and womens speak a little English.

  • Sea Kitty

    san is a general honorific and basically means Mr or Mrs/Ms.

    Chan is used for younger people or friends. Kun is similar to chan but is only used for boys.

    I think you mean shi instead of chi. Shi is an honorific used in formal writings and in some cases very formal speech. It refers to someone unfamiliar to the writer or speaker like a celebrity that the person knows of but has never met.
    Senpai is someone who has more experience than you but are not teachers. For example, lets say you are a first year of college in Biology. A person who is a second year or above in Biology you would address as senpai.

    You didn’t mention sama or sensei but I’ll still explain them. Sama is used for a person of higher rank than you or when you address someone with great honor. For example, a princess would be hime-sama (hime means princess).

    Sensei is pretty easy as it is used for teachers. There is also hakase which is for someone with a PhD or whose academic expertise is very high like a professor.

    There is also tono/dono which means Lord. Oyakata-sama would also mean lord or master.
    Hope this helped. Btw for someone is a very close friend or someone of lower status than yourself then you don’t need honorifics when addressing them

  • crystel

    what is the japanese of VIOLET ?

  • Chefao

    Arrigato now I can try to watch bleach without subtitles

  • Josephine

    English: Wait
    Japanese: Jotto matte

  • Junirwansyah Nirwan

    thank you for letting me know alittle words of how to speak japan ..hope I can get alot more words then,
    bye for now..

  • sam

    what is the word of japanese on i love you ?

  • hazel

    konbanwa

  • http://www.shsldespairs.tumblr.com/ Cake

    Aishteru!

  • Amu

    Arigatou

  • Shane Kilf

    Naruhodou = I see

  • Tape

    Exactly how many Yakuza should I plan on running into on my trip?

  • nayumi kate mariun

    thank you

  • https://twitter.com/cheapflightstri cheap flights Trip

    I don’t know Japanese. thank for the help and words..

  • stoneyzatiger

    Aishiteru
    愛してる

  • stoneyzatiger

    Chotto Mate
    ちょっとまて

  • stoneyzatiger

    Nice little learner site.

  • Joshua Villafane Tobiano Pelot

    omoshiroi…… :-)arigatogozaimasu!!!!!

  • irisviel vn iezbern

    sugoi…..

  • charmel banawan

    arigatougazaimasu ! now i know :)

  • Akeem Cinque

    It’s spelled “hajimemashite” although the ‘I’ isn’t usually pronounced.

  • Shuji Terayama

    Aishiteru oppai-chan.

  • sasuke

    no am the bigesst fan of naruoto!

  • Mitch

    Arigatou :)

  • gwyneth

    Haragito. :-)

  • A person learning japanese

    kakkoi?

  • elenaferrater

    itsumo arigatou gozaimasu! :)

  • Cris Danosos Taboada

    i want more !!! i want to know all the words :) anyway thanks a lot!!! (domu arigatu

  • Keala

    How do you write I go to or I see or I do or I eat please help Japanese assessment

  • Evan

    Umire iro

  • lisadel

    Great list !! very helpful

  • Thursday Mt

    yeah i already know “baka!” ahahaha .. it’s so funny co’z a bit of it is already in my knowledge .. I always watch anime, that’s why I now a bit .. :) ehehehe

  • Potato

    sugoi !

  • dps

    thank you :) for
    making this…

  • Niffer

    つまらないものですが。。。 I don’t know why people aren’t taught this! If you’re giving a gift to someone you say this phrase while handing it over and you come off as amazingly polite.

  • Lina Marie

    Arigato, i already knew this and gomennasai…and a few numbers….and senpai…but thats it….so Arigatougaziamasu!

  • Kumar D

    arigatougazaimasu

  • zack

    I would actullay like to know how we say “I love you” so I could say why naruto likes ramen

  • vanessa cates ponce

    arigatougazaimasu

  • Rui

    what about please? I know there are various ways to say it, formal and informal. Also, what about emotions? Like if you’re scared of something, wouldn’t it be nice to let people know?

  • JAYAKUMAR

    THANQ SADAHL

  • Chiyo Minamoto

    日本人のルール!

  • Nilupul

    I just love it man good cheat sheet for my exam

  • joana .l

    kira=dark or darkness i really forgot but its one or the other..

  • aaliyah

    i think you should have done animals. your such a baka!

  • nick

    i really want to learn a japanese word …..

  • Sapphire Hemmingstad

    i LOVE japan!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Sapphire Hemmingstad

    this pics is from japan anime.

  • Sapphire Hemmingstad

    fairy tale.

  • Sapphire Hemmingstad

    tail

  • Bite Meh

    Arigatougozaimasu! ^-^ The only think that would be more helpful is if i new how to introduce myself.

  • f!£f@h_17 ♥♥♥

    this really help me… domo arigatou gozaimashita !!

  • yur mom

    kuso yarou

  • yur mom

    japanese = dum

  • yur mom

    people who come onto this website are GAY

  • mamakret

    aishitemasu = i love you .. :)

  • mamakret

    yubinyuko = post office

  • Nihon

    Chotto matte kudasai- one moment please
    Goshinpai naku- don’t worry
    Mite- look!
    Ganbatte ne- good luck
    Ureshii desu ka?- are you happy?

  • Nihon

    Monday- getsuyoubi
    Tuesday- kayoubi
    Wednesday-suiyoubi
    Thursday- mokuyoubi
    Friday-kinyoubi
    Saturday-doyoubi
    Sunday-nichiyoubi

  • Cing Huai

    What if we wanted to say okay differently? Like if someone told you to do something, and you say okay. How do you say that?

  • jenias

    thank you

  • akoEh xii dhenniz

    arigatougozaimasu !
    im dying to learn japanese ! woo !

    tns a lot :)

  • Meaghzter

    this has really helped my understanding of japanese as i am in yr 7 this year and need to no these words and the thing i dont like in this passage is how u said that we don’t want to p*** people off as children at the age of 9-10 can read this but other than that arigatou

  • meaghzter

    Thanks heaps will use all the info

  • Wan

    It simple and easy ! thank you

  • Omar

    What is the Jap for silver?

  • Rachel

    Best thing you could do is to get IME on your laptop or computer to be able to get use to the letters, because not many people in Japan use Romanji (English words that make it sound like what it is saying) if you get it you can do this..
    こんにちは、わtしはレイチェルです、さようなら。

    :)

  • GeneralObvious

    You’re missing kawaii and umai. After Sumimasen, those are probably the 2 most frequently used words on the Island.

  • Kurotama

    Gin = silver

  • omotenashiman

    o mo te na shi

  • mohan

    How to say ‘i love you’ please tell me

  • daniexpocky

    I’m going to Japan this year for 2 months. I’m leaving the beginning of June and returning the end of July and I’m so excited! But I’m quite nervous because I’m 15 and I’m traveling there alone to meet my older sister. Hope it all goes well! Any tips

  • FucuSpaceCowboy

    WTF space cowboy,bull… dats bull ^^

  • Tadashii

    I’ve been using “omoshiroi” to mean funny!

  • DetectivePaws

    愛してる Although people in Japan rarely use it. They prefer to show their love through their actions rather than say it.

  • connor james tremeer

    add how to say telephone.

  • connor james tremeer

    and numbers above ten!

  • connor james tremeer

    plus some directions (left and right)

  • connor james tremeer

    plus the profiale picter sucks

  • connor james tremeer

    my pic

  • connor james tremeer

    The elemental!

    Once a young boy beaten, bloody, half alive ventured to a half-deaf wizard.

    He gave the wizard 25 gold coins in return the wizard grant him the power to control the elements of his fathers rage.

    The wizard told him the power you seek is to powerful for him.

    But the boy begged with all his strength for the power to control the elements…

    The wizard cut him off “boy you will have to live with the burden.”
    “a burden you may never loose a burden you cant hide from.”

    The boy thought a wile and agreed to take the chance.

    The wizard placed candles all around him and murdered some words over and over and over and then he started screaming them.

    “eeeaaammmaaa de vo spirits of dark and light grant the boy the power to control the elements: earth ,wind ,fire ,water ,lava ,ice ,metal ,dark ,light ,dark mater ,lightning ,snow ,plant life ,and any element on earth and in space.”

    At that moment the boy screamed no I said to control my father.

    “oops young man I’m sorry but it’s done you are now the spirit of element.”

  • pooch

    shouldnt it be watashi instead of atashi though?

  • elsa

    arigatougazaimasu

    :)

  • elsa

    thanku

  • Yoshitaka

    Sry to burst your bubble but, Yoroshiku means nice to meet you, please be kind to me

  • Lala Bratinella

    terebi (テレビ) = TV
    pasokon (パソコン) = computer
    eakon (エアコン) = AC

  • jakebomtokoyatasunlow

    yopto getsa tokoyota sun lu

  • lucy

    arigatou gozaimasu its really helpful

  • warren

    hellow

  • static z

    how do you say pale?Or haven (as in safe place)?

  • static z

    how do you say pale in japanese?Or haven(as in safe place.)?

  • Gajeel

    Geehee

  • Happy

    Aye sir!

  • Leomon

    soudesene

  • Ako C Charles

    arigato

  • der

    denwa

  • Caragh

    Hey

  • Sakura

    Actually, you’re all wrong. はじめまして does not mean how do you do. It literally means “for the first time”. And “よろしく” doesn’t mean nice to meet you either. Please don’t post incorrect translations, you really shouldn’t be telling anyone anything about a language that you can’t speak.

  • Nite

    Tnx!! this is a big help for me! :))))

  • Courtney Burkett

    Kanpai!! It’s the equivalent of cheers and definitely worth knowing! Also good to know, itadakimasu (kind of like saying “thank you for the food”). Keep in mind that I’m a total noob to the language but those happened to be the first 2 words that I learned (as I love food and beer so it seemed appropriate). I plan on using your guide (and the 2 words mentioned by myself) quite a lot when I go to Japan in a couple of months. Thanks for such a great site!!

  • Otaku_desu!

    very nice.

  • PHIL

    how do you say where can I find a pharmacy

  • Kaitlyn

    arigatou sensi

  • Brenda

    Great post :) Would be even better if you added dashes or spaces to indicate pronunciation in the anglicized japanese translation (eg. konnichiwa -> kon-ni-chi-wa) , sometimes I had trouble figuring out the syllables. Thank you!

  • Iris

    Arigato :D

  • doys

    Hi what is the meaning “Haik dozo” to japanese..thank you

  • Julie Ann Testa

    I think that boku generally means “young boy”. They use boku especially if the person talking or referred to is young.

  • loopy

    really helpful i am starting japanese. i basically am commenting to say I LOVE UR DESCRIPTION HITCH HIKERS GUIDE FOREVER:)

  • sandeep

    I want to learn Japanese language ……….. plz Gide me

  • ジョエル

    With the numbers, Seven would be nana (ナ) after ten.

  • Jayson L. Britanico

    arigatu thank very much it helps me a lot now i can take a job here in japan

  • JAYANT

    What should I Write for ‘Same To You’ in Japanese. Pl write answer in Romaji

  • jacob

    how do you say ‘On Monday at 9 0’clock I have sose, at 11 o’clock math, 1 o’clock
    religion’ in Japanese

  • jacob

    its part of my Japanese assignment

  • Worm

    For “thank you”, can’t you just shorten it to “Arigato”?

  • baby cris

    arigatougozaimasu 😁😁😁😁😁😁

  • jhoy oriendo

    misete .wat d meaning of diz

  • Mark

    Sakura, while “はじめまして” is literally ‘for the first time’, we use “how do you do” in the same situation. When we say “how do you do”, we’re not asking a question – it’s a slightly lesson common way of saying “nice to meet you”.

    Both “nice to meet you” and “how do you do” are therefore used in the same way as one would use “はじめまして” in Japanese, despite the difference in literal meaning.

  • Aeasshi

    Hi! I am from the Philippines. I studied Japanese in college. I am fond of the Japanese language, and I love watching animes. :)

    I recommend you to try to download Japanese songs to familiarize on how they pronounce it. But for basics, you just read it as it is. :)

    ha-ji-me-ma-shi-te or you can also pronounce it as ha-ji-me-mash-te
    a-ri-ga-to-go-zai-ma-su // a-ri-ga-to-go-zai-mas
    kon-ni-chi-wa

    Hope this helps! :)

  • Ariana Jackson

    Thank you! This helped a lot. I would like to see basic names for people. Like, ‘friend’, ‘husband’, or ‘child’. If you someonehow many to get yourself caught up in one of these situations,(which I probably will :D) you’d know these words.

  • kim ayen mendez

    so helpful arigatougozaimasu

  • Ahnir Eam Gallares

    arigatougazaimasu

  • Ahnir Eam Gallares

    ありがとうございます

  • Jose Montenegro

    I larn