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Risa:
Hi everyone, welcome to Japanese top 25 verbs. Let’s go. Yay!
1. 忘れる(wasureru) To forget.
What did you eat last night for dinner? Umm what did I eat... 忘れる(wasureru)
2. する(suru) to do
ジャンプする(jampu suru)
3. やる(yaru) to do
やる(yaru) is also means to do like する(suru) but やる(yaru) is more bit more casual way to say to do. やることリストを作る(yaru koto risuto o tsukuru) Make to do list えへへへ、わかったけど、忘れちゃった(ehehehe, wakatta kedo, wasurechatta) Learn how to do yoga, make my original song. To do list.
4. いる(iru) To exist
友達がいる(tomo-dachi ga iru) I have a friend, thank you
5. ある(aru) to exist.
We usually use いる(iru) for living things but ある(aru) for not living things.
6. 話す(hanasu) to talk
カメラに向かって、話す(kamera ni mukatte, hanasu) to talk to the camera, to the camera えーっと、昨日ねえ(Ētto, kinō nē) I don’t know what should I talk to the camera. Hello.
7. 呼ぶ (yobu) to call
to call your name. おーい(ōi)
8. 行く( iku) To go,
To go to France. ボン・ボヤージュ(bonboyāju)
9. 出る(deru) To go out,
to go out of this room. ひゅっ(hyu)
10. 見る(miru) To see.
To see. To see the future. I can see your future. You get a candy from your friend tomorrow. ふっふっふっふっふ(fuffuffuffuffu)
11. 思う(omou) To think.
Do you think about what I want to eat for lunch today. Hmmmmm, French fries?
12. 待つ(matsu) to wait
ふーん、遅いな、まだかなあ。うーん、早く来ないかな!(Fūn, osoi na, mada ka nā. Ūn, hayaku konai ka na!)
13. 言う(iu) to say,
to say what you want to say. To say もう一回お願いします。。(mō i-kkai o-negai shimasu..) to say what you want to say. ふっふっふっふ。。
14. わかる(wakaru) to understand.
To understand Japanese 日本語わかった!(Nihongo wakatta!) あー、なるほど。(Ā, naruhodo.)
15. 来る(kuru) to come
来るぅー(kurū). In spring, 花粉症が、来るぅー(kanfunshō ga kurū)
16. 出来る(dekiru) To be able to do
出来る(dekiru) I want my foot to be able to touch my head. This is my foot. ひゅうー(Hyū)
17. 開く(hiraku) To open
心を開く(kokoro o hiraku)
18. 取る(toru) to take,
to take tissue box, to take slipper, to take a keyboard, to take a slipper again. To take a handkerchief 取るものがいっぱい(toru mono ga ippai)
19. 作る(tsukuru) to make,
to make a cup out of clay. ひゅっ(hyu)
20. 読む(yomu) to read,
to read your mind. I know. I know what you think about. I have been reading a book called Alchemist. It’s been taking a long time. ふぅーんふんふん・・・わあ!(fūnfunfun...wā!)
21. 歩く(aruku) to walk
テテテテーンテーンテーンテーテテーンテーテテテテンテンテンテンテン・・・ あーるーこー、あーるーこー、歩くのー大好きー(tetetetēntēntēntētetēntētetetetententententen... ārūkō, ārūkō, aruku nō daisukī)
22. 食べる(taberu) to eat
to eat with my hand. うーん、美味しい!(ūn, oishii!)
23. 寝る(neru) to sleep,
to sleep in the class. 起きなさい! はい、すいません!(oki nasai! Hai, suimasen!)
24. 聞く(kiku) to hear, to ask.
What is your favorite Japanese word あなたの好きな日本語は何ですか?へえー、なるほど。(Anata no suki na Nihongo wa nan desu ka? Hē, naruhodo.)
25. なる(naru) to become
心の広い人になりたい!(Kokoro no hiroi hito ni naritai!) I want to become a big hearted person.
BONUS:
運転する(unten suru) To drive,
Oh be careful!
笑う(warau) to laugh
Hahaha!
歌う(utau) To sing
Thank you for watching. Today we did top 25 Japanese verbs. みんなにいいことがありますように!(Minna ni ii koto ga arimasu yō ni!)

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Petr Koutny
February 15th, 2017 at 3:07 am
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Konnichiwa!

I wanted to ask why are sample sentences in lesson notes so complicated? I always want to learn and memorize new words in sentences but they are too hard for absolute beginner :-(

Petr

September 15th, 2016 at 2:40 pm
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September 6th, 2016 at 5:26 pm
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Risa could become a future telling popstar!
Please let her know that I adore her!
She is the best :heart:
I love how the video editing team puts in fun little captions or animations!
They are so cute!
Please also let the team know that they are amazing!!!!!!
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August 29th, 2016 at 3:05 pm
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CMMD さん、
Konnichiwa.
Thank you for your post. :smile:
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August 20th, 2016 at 7:31 am
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Risa-san you have a great voice! Please finish that original song of yours! : )

August 8th, 2016 at 7:37 am
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Juan san,
Konnichiwa.
Both of them are ok.
The first one is more casual than the other though.
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Juan
July 30th, 2016 at 2:03 pm
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To say, “I have a friend.” do you say, “tomodachi ga iru” or “tomodachi ga imasu”?

July 4th, 2016 at 5:40 pm
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ArtMun さん、
Konnichiwa. :smile:
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June 16th, 2016 at 11:24 pm
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I’ve just started this class a few days ago and there are so many things I’ve already learned!
I found this through a writing in Hiragna lesson, and eventually I found myself on here! I’m so happy this cite exists! :grin: :grin: :grin: :grin:

April 16th, 2016 at 1:25 am
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Shafraz さん、
Konnichiwa. :smile:
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