Japan Terms

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Japan Terms
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  1. Konnichiwa
    (Kon-knee-chi-wa)
    Good afternoon, or hello
  2. Konbanwa
    (Kon-bon-wa)
    Good evening
  3. Oyasuminasi
    (O-yah-su-mean-a-sai)
    Good night
  4. Ohayoo Gozaimasu
    (Oh-hi-o go-zai-mas)
    Good morning (very polite, usually towars superiors)
  5. Itadakimasu
    (E-ta-daki-mas)
    Thanks for the meal (before eating)
  6. Gochisousama (Deshita)
    (Go-chi-so-sama desh-ta)
    Thank you for the meal (after eating)
  7. Ittekimasu
    (E-techy-mas)
    I'll go and come back (announced when leaving)
  8. Tadaima
    (Ta-dai-ma)
    I'm back (announce when coming back)
  9. Itterasshai
    (E-tera-shy)
    Come home safely (announce when someone leaves)
  10. Okaerinasai
    (Oh-ki-reen-a-sai)
    When someone comes back
  11. Arigatoo Gozaimasu
    (R-re-got-to Go-zai-mas)
    Thank you very much (Very formal)
  12. Sayonara
    (Sai-on-nara)
    See you (when you're not sure when you'll see each other)
  13. Sumimasen
    (Sue-me-ma-sen)
    Excuse me
  14. Senkoo
    (Sen-ko)
    Major (in a university)
  15. Kagaku
    (Ka-ga-ku)
    Science
  16. Economics
    • Keezai
    • (Key-zai)
  17. Literature
    • Bungaku
    • (Bun-ga-ku)
  18. (placing this at the end of a phrase means language)
    • go
    • (eego = english language)
  19. (placing this at the end means person)
    • jin
    • (Nihonjin = Japanese person)
  20. Friend
    Tomodachi
  21. Gakusee
    Student
  22. Daigaku
    College
  23. Daigakusee
    College Student
  24. Ato
    Art
  25. Ongaku
    Music
  26. Denwabangoo
    (Denwabangou)
    (den-wah-bon-go)
    Phone Number
  27. Namae
    Name
  28. Shufu
    (Shoe-fu)
    Housewife
  29. Bengoshi
    (ben-go-shh)
    Lawyer
  30. Father
    • Otohsan
    • (o-tohh-san)
  31. Mother
    • Okaasan
    • (o-kaa-san)
  32. Younger Sister
    • Imooto
    • (E-moh-to)
  33. Younger Brother
    • Itohto
    • (e-toh-to)
  34. えいが
    Movie
  35. おんがく
    Music
  36. ざっし
    Magazine
  37. スポーツ
    Sports
  38. デート
    Date
  39. テニス
    Tennis
  40. テレビ
    Tv
  41. アイスクリーム
    Ice cream
  42. あさごはん
    Breakfast
  43. おさけ
    Alcohol
  44. おちゃ
    Green Tea
  45. コーヒー
    Coffee
  46. ばんごはん
    Dinner
  47. ハンバーガー
    Hamburger
  48. ひるごはん
    Lunch
  49. みず
    Water
  50. いえ
    Home
  51. うち
    My house
  52. がっこう
    School
  53. あさ
    Morning
  54. あした
    Tomorrow
  55. いつ
    When
  56. きょう
    Today
  57. ごろ
    At about
  58. こんばん
    Tonight
  59. しゅうまつ
    Weekend
  60. どようび
    Saturday
  61. にちようび
    Sunday
  62. まいにち
    Every day
  63. まいばん
    Every night
  64. いく
    ikimasu (positive)
    ikimasen (neg)
    To go
  65. かえる
    kaerimasu (positive)
    kaerimasen (negative)
    To go back or return
  66. かえる
    kikimasu (positive)
    kikimasen (negative)
    To listen
  67. のむ
    nomimasu (positive)
    nomimasen (negative)
    To drink
  68. はなす
    hanashimasu (positive)
    hanashimasen (negative)
    To speak.
  69. よむ
    yomimasu (positive)
    yomimasen (negative)
    To read
  70. おきる
    okimasu (positive)
    okimasen (negative)
    To get up
  71. たべる
    tabemasu (positive)
    tabemasen (negative)
    To eat
  72. ねる
    nemasu (positive)
    nemasen (negative)
    To sleep
  73. みる
    mimasu (positive)
    mimasen (negative)
    To watch
  74. くる
    kimasu (positive)
    kimasen (negative)
    (ni or he)
    To come
  75. する
    shimasu
    shimasen
    to do
  76. べんきょうする
    benkyoshimasu
    benkyoshimasen
    To study
  77. いい
    Good
  78. はやい
    Early
  79. あまり + negative
    Not much
  80. ぜんぜん + negative
    Not at all
  81. たいてい
    Usually
  82. ちょっと
    A little
  83. ときどき
    Sometimes
  84. よく
    Often
  85. そうですね
    That's right; let me see
  86. でも
    But
  87. どうですか
    How about
  88. いいえですね
    Sounds great
  89. arubaito
    Part-time job
  90. kaimono
    shopping
  91. kurasu
    class
  92. anata
    you
  93. isu
    chair
  94. inu
    dog
  95. omiyage
    souvenir
  96. kodomo
    child
  97. gohan
    rice; meal
  98. shashin
    picture
  99. tsukue
    desk
  100. tegami
    letter
  101. neko
    cat
  102. pan
    bread
  103. hito
    person
  104. me-ru
    e-mail
  105. otera
    temple
  106. kouen
    park
  107. su-pa-
    supermarket
  108. depa-to
    department store
  109. gasutei
    bus stop
  110. gyouin
    hospital
  111. hoteru
    hotel
  112. honya
    bookstore
  113. machi
    town; city
  114. resutoran
    restaurant
  115. kinou
    yesterday
  116. ~jikan
    ...hours
  117. ichijikan
    one hour
  118. senshuu
    last week
  119. toki
    when..
  120. gesuyoubi
    monday
  121. kayoubi
    tuesday
  122. suiyoubi
    wednesday
  123. mokuyoubi
    thursday
  124. kinyoubi
    friday
  125. au
    to meet; to see (a person) ni
  126. aru
    there is (place ni, thing ga)
  127. ka(w)u
    to buy (o)
  128. kaku
    to write (person ni thing ga)
  129. toru
    to take (o)
  130. matsu
    to wait (o)
  131. wakaru
    to understand (ga)
  132. iru
    (a person) is in, stays at (place ni, person ga)
  133. ~gurai
    about
  134. gomennasai
    i'm sorry
  135. dakara
    so; therefore
  136. takusan
    many
  137. ~to
    together with (a person)
  138. hitoride
    alone
  139. migi
    right
  140. hidari
    left
  141. mae
    front
  142. ushiru
    back
  143. naka
    inside
  144. ue
    on
  145. shita
    under
  146. chikaku
    near
  147. tonari
    next
  148. aida
    between (A (to) B (no))
  149. Present Tense
    • Affirmative:
    • desu

    • Negative:
    • janaidesu
  150. Past Tense
    • Affirmative:
    • deshita

    • Negative:
    • janaka(tsu)tadesu
  151. kore
    this one
  152. sore
    that one
  153. are
    that one (over there)
  154. dore
    which one
  155. kono
    this...
  156. sono
    that...
  157. ano
    that (over there)
  158. dono
    which...
  159. koko
    here
  160. soko
    there
  161. asoko
    over there
  162. doko
    where
  163. dare
    who
  164. meat
    niku
  165. ikura
    how much
  166. (o) kudasai
    please give me

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