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How to Introduce Yourself in Japanese

How to Introduce Yourself in Japanese You don’t need to know more complex grammar patterns, here are some most basic sentences that you can use for self-introduction. 1. こんにちは Konnichiwa Hello 2. 初めまして Hajimemashite – Nice to meet you 3. 私の名前は ___ です Watashi no namae wa ___ desu My …

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How to Ask “How Much Does This Cost?” in Japanese

How to Ask “How Much Does This Cost?” in Japanese いくら です か? Ikura desu ka? how much does it cost? How to ask the price when the item is not obvious これはいくら です か? Kore wa ikura desuka? How much does this cost? この ___ は いくら です か? …

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How to Say “My Name Is” in Japanese

How to Say “My Name Is” in Japanese Common ways to say ‘my name is’ in Japanese 1. 私の名前は____です Watashi no namae wa ___ desu My name is ____ The pronoun watashi (私 / わたし) means ‘I’. No (の) is the possessive particle. Paired with watashi it implies ‘my’. Namae …

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How do you ask “what is your name” in Japanese?

How do you ask “what is your name” in Japanese? あなたの名前は何ですか? (anata no namae wa nandesu ka?) What is your name? Notes : this is the standard form taught in Japanese textbook and if a Japanese can notice that you are a foreigner then they will understand, though it’s not …

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How to ask for the bill in Japanese?

How do you ask for the bill in Japanese? Asking for the Bill Japanese Phrase Romaji Meaning Formality Level お愛想 Oaiso Please bring me the bill Very Informal お会計お願いします Okaikei onegaishimasu Please check out (the bill) Polite Splitting the Bill Japanese Phrase Romaji Meaning Formality Level 別々でお願いします Betsubetsu de onegaishimasu …

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How to Ask “Where Is?” in Japanese

How to Ask “Where Is?” in Japanese “Where?” – どこで Doko DE or どこに Doko NI? Let’s learn about Japanese question word “where?” どこ DOKO. When you simply ask “where is it?” you say どこですか?DOKO desu ka? However, when you want to ask where do you? where will you? or …

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How to Say Happy New Year in Japanese

How to Say Happy New Year in Japanese HAPPY NEW YEAR sayings in Japanese 1.  明 け ま し て お め で と う (Akemashite omedetou) Happy New Year 2.  明 け ま し て お め で と う ご ざ い ま す (Akemashite omedetou gozaimasu) Happy …

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Other ways to say はい “hai” in Japanese

Other ways to say はい “hai” in Japanese 1. うん (un) : Uhm The less formal way of “hai”, used between close friends. 2. ええ (e e) : yes The same with “un”, more often used by adults and still includes some poliness. 3. そうです (Sōdesu) : that’s right Use …

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