Daily Japanese Phrases
Japanese language is unique and hard to learn.
But its pronounciation is easy if you have got the point.
Here, we show some short daily phrases.
We don't intend to make a survival Japanese guide, but we're glad if it helps you to make Japanese friends.
Arigato : Thank you
"Thank you" (casual). Don't put stress on "ga" but "ri".
One way to say "You're welcome" is "Ie ie".
Kore ageru. Present for you.
Arigato! Thank you!
Ie ie. You're welcome.
Genki? : How are you?
Genki? How're you?
Un. Ii kanji. Yeah, fine (thank you)
Namae Ha? : What is your name?
Namae ha? What's your name? (informal)
Funini desu. My name is Funini.
Saikin dou? : How's it going?
Saikin Dou? How's it going?
Bimyo Well... I can't say it's good
Dame jan So bad.
Mata-ne / Jaa-ne : See you!
Jaa ne. Mata ashita. Bye! See you tomorrow
Mata ne! See you!
Gambare : Cheer up!
Shigoto/Shukudai owaranai... My task/homework never ends...
Ganbare! Cheer up!
Dekita! It's done!
Otsukare! Good work today!
's literal meaning is "you're tired". It shows thankful feeling for the hard work, and recommends to take a rest.
Oishi : Delicious!
Kore oishii !It's delicious!
Soudane. I think so too.
Doushiyo : What can I do? / I'm thinking
Iku no? Ikanai no? Are you going? Or not?
Doushiyo... I'm thinking...
Naruhodo : I see.
Why do you know so well about Japan?
Actually I lived there
Naruhodo. (I see)