Japanese General Greetings

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GavJ
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295981
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Japanese General Greetings
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2015-02-24 08:02:35
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Learning Japanese
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Basic Japanes Greetings
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  1. good morning
    おはよう
  2. good morning (polite)
    おはようございます
  3. good day
    • こんにちは
    • (は = wa)
  4. good evening
    • こんばんは
    • (は = wa)
  5. How are you? (Casual)
    元気
  6. How are you? (Polite)
  7. Yes (Polite)
    はい
  8. Yeah, uh-huh (Casual)
    うん
  9. "Nice to meet" or "How do you do?"
    はじめまして
  10. "please treat me well" at end of intro
    よろしくおねがいします
  11. thank you (polite)
    ありがとうございます
  12. sorry (polite)
    すみません
  13. good-bye (notice the long vowel sound!
    さようなら
  14. used before eating a meal (lit: I humbly receive)
    いただきます
  15. used after finishing a meal (lit: It was a feast)
    ごちそうさまでした
  16. used when leaving home (lit: I'm going and coming back)
    いってきます
  17. used as farewell for someone leaving the house (lit: Go and come back)
    いってらっしゃい
  18. used when returning home
    ただいま
  19. welcome home
    お帰りなさい 【お・かえ・りなさい】

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