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Japanese notes #1
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Greetings:

 

Ohayo gozaimasu (formal)= Good morning

            Asa- morning

 

Konnichiwa= Good afternoon/ Hello

            Hiru- afternoon

 

Konbanwa= Good evening

            Yoru- night

 

Oyasuminasai= Good night

 

Japanese conversation:

 

Hajimemashite= Nice to meet you.

 

Dōzo yoroshiku [onegaishimasu] = Please be kind to me.

 

Mouichidou onegaishimasu, yukuri onegaishimasu= one more time, slowly please

 

Sō desu= that’s right

 

Kudasai/ onegaishimasu= please

 

Shitsurei shimashita= Excuse me (I was rude.)

 

Sumimasen= Sorry/ excuse me (i.e. I stepped on your foot)

 

………

 

O-hisashiburi desu= I haven’t heard from you in a long time (it’s been a long time)

            Variations: Hisashiburi (very informal)

                                    O-hisashiburi (informal)

 

Shibaraku desu ne= It’s been a while

 

O-genki desu ka= How have you been? (formal)

            Variations: Genki desu ka= How are you?

            Respond with: Genki desu (I’m fine.)

Zékkōuchōu desu (I’m on top of the world, I’m doing great)

 

Okagesama de…[genki desu] = Thanks to you, [I am fine].

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Gakusei= student

 

Kochira= this direction  

 

Gakkou= school

 

No= of

 

Tomodachi= friend

 

Wakarimasen= I don’t understand

 

Kochira wa gakkou no tomodachi no Jenni desu= This is Jenni, a friend from school.

 

Japanesepod no Watanabe desu.= I’m Japanesepad’s Watanabe.

 

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Akemashite omedetou gozaimasu.= Happy New Year.

 

Kotoshi mo dozo yoroshiku= this year also please be kind to me.

 

Kochira koso…dozo yoroshiku= same here “ “


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