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Useful Japanese Phrases

Greeting

Hello.
Konnichiwa. (kon-nee-chee-WAH)

How are you?
O-genki desu ka? (oh-GEN-kee dess-KAH?)

Fine, thank you.
Genki desu. (GEN-kee dess)

What is your name?
O-namae wa nan desu ka??(oh-NAH-mah-eh wah NAHN dess-KAH?)

My name is ____ .
Watashi no namae wa ____ desu. (wah-TAH-shee no nah-mah-eh wa ____ dess)

Nice to meet you.
Hajimemashite. (hah-jee-meh-MOSH-teh)

Please. (request)
Onegai shimasu. (oh-neh-gigh shee-moss)

Please. (offer)
Dozo. (DOH-zo)

Thank you.
Arigatou. (doh-moh ah-ree-GAH-toh)

You're welcome.
Dou itashi mashite. (doh EE-tah-shee mosh-teh)

Yes.
Hai. (HIGH)

No.
Iie. (EE-eh)

Good morning
Ohayou gozaimasu (o-HAI-yo go-zai-MASS)

Good afternoon
Konnichiwa (kon-nee-chee-WAH)

Good evening
Konbanwa (Kon-ban-WAH)

Good bye
Sayounara (Sai-YO-nah-rah)

Thank you very much
Dōmo arigatō[gozaimashita]. (doh-moh ah-ree-GAH-toh [go-zai-mash-tah] )

I am from the UK
Watashi wa Igirisu-jin desu. (Watashi WA ee-gi-ree-su-jin dess)

Shopping

How Much is this?
Kore wa ikura desuka? (Koh-ray WA Ih-koo-rah dess KAH?)

This one, please
Kore o kudasai. (Koh-ray o Koo-dah-sai)

Expensive / Cheap
Takai / Yasui (Tak-AY/ yass-WEE)

Beautiful
Utsukushī (OO-tsu-kush-EE)

Restaurant

Can I have the menu?
Menu wa arimasuka? (Menu WA ah-ree-mass-KAH?)

I am hungry
Onaka ga sukimashita (Oh-nah-kah GA soo-KEE-mash-tah).

What is this?
Kore wa nan desu ka? (Ko-ray wa nan dess KAH?)

Can I have a beer
Bi-ru o kudasai (Bee-RU oh koo-dah-sai).

Delicious
Oishii desu (Oi-SHEE dess)

Bill, please
Okaikei o onegai shimasu (Oh-kai-kay o on-ee-guy-shee-mass)

Ask something

Excuse me
Sumimasen (suh-MEE-mah-sen)

Where is....?
....Doko desu ka? (doh-koh dess KAH?)

Where is the toilet?
Toilet wa doko desu ka? Toy-ray WA doh-koh dess KAH?)

 

 

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