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Risa: Hi everybody, today we are going to do top 25 nouns. Let’s go.
1. 問題(mondai) 問題(mondai) Problem
問題を解く(mondai o toku) 環境問題(kankyōmondai) 問題(mondai)
2. 質問(shitsumon) 質問(shitsumon) Question
質問をする(shitsumon o suru) ask a question 質問に答える(shitsumon ni kotae ru) answer the question 質問です!(Shitsumon desu!) あなたの好きな日本の言葉は何ですか?(Anatano suki na Nihon no kotoba wa nan desu ka?) What is your favorite Japanese word? 質問(shitsumon)
3. 店(mise) store
お店(o-mise) お気に入りのお店に買い物に行く。(O-kiniiri no o-mise ni kaimono ni iku.)
あなたの好きなお店はどこですか?何ですか?(Anata no suki na o-mise wa doko desu ka? Nan desu ka?) 店(mise)
4. 駅(eki) Station
東京駅はいつもたくさんの人がいる。(Tōkyoōeki wa itsumo takusan no hito ga iru.) 東京駅はどうやって行ったらいいですか?(Tōkyōeki wa dō yatte ittara ii desu ka?) How can I get to Tokyo station?
5. 水(mizu) water
水(mizu) お水を下さい(o-mizu o kudasai) Can I have a tap water? 水(mizu) It’s not tap water.
6. 意味(imi) meaning
その言葉の意味を教えて下さい(Sono kotoba no imi o oshiete kudasai) 意味(imi) 意味、意味をすぐに知りたがる(Imi, Imi o sugu ni shiritagaru.) どうして?(Dōshite?) Why どうして、どうして?(Dōshite, dōshite?) 意味(imi) 意味を教えて下さい。(Imi o oshiete kudasai.) どうしてー(Dōshitē.)
7. 写真(shashi) Picture
写真を撮る(shashin o toru) 写真を撮ってもいいですか?Shashin o totte mo ii desu ka?) チッチッチッチ(chitchitchitchi ) Selfie! フゥー!(Fū!)
8. 車(kuruma) Car.
In English...the last week I went to 秋葉原(Akihabara) and I saw lots of 痛車(itasha) 痛車(itasha) means not an Italian car. It means like uh..a lame car. Normally Otaku people is on that car.
9. 部屋(heya) room
部屋(heya) my favorite room is my room. I love to sleep. 部屋(heya)
10. 言葉(kotoba) word
言葉(kotoba) I like ありがとう(arigatō) 言葉(kotoba) word
11. 映画(eiga) movie
My favorite movie, I have lots of my favorite movie but I like グランチュリーノ(Guranchurīno) and I like Stand by me, シザーハンズ(Shizāhanzu)
12. 名前(namae) name
名前(namae) name. My name is Lisa. Nice to meet you.
13. 学校(gakkou) school
学校(gakkou) to play dodge ball in the playground.
14. 仕事(shigoto) work.
When I have to work. Oh I don’t wanna wake up! Ten more minutes!
15. 会社(kaisha) company
会社(kaisha) 会社(kaisha) company, company. Company 何があるー、わからないー(nani ga arū, wakaranaī), company.. There is a lot of companies in Tokyo.
16. 家(ie) House,
house... In future, I want to have a house near the sea and mountain in the nature.
17. 明日(asu) tomorrow.
I am going to meet with my friend tomorrow. Yay!
18. 昨日(kinō) yesterday.
I ate lots of avocado yesterday. Phew... アボガド(abogado)
19. 今(ima) now
今でしょ!(Ima desho!) 古いな、このギャグ。(Furui na, kono gyagu.) Now, now, now! Now, now, now! Now, now, now! 今(ima) Now. Now, now, now, now I am here.
20. 今日(kyō) today.
今日(kyō) Today is gonna be today da da da da.... Today is going to be the day that they are going to throw you back to you hey! 今日(kyō) today
21. 時間(jikan) time.
時間(jikan) We are running out of the time. In hurry!
22. みんな(minna) everybody.
Hello everybody. Somebody, everybody. Everybody knows but nobody really knows how to make it work or how to ease the hurt. みんな、これちょっと全部、歌にしちゃっていいかな。(Minna kore chotto zenbu, uta ni shichatte ii ka na.)
23. 人(hito) Person
Person, 人(Person, nin) 人(hito) He is a nice person. むず!(muzu!) あー、シンプル、シンプル(Ā, simpuru, simpuru) 人(hito) Person. I know a person who knows a person who knows a person.
24. 物(mono) thing
物(mono) 物(mono) おいしい物が食べたい。(Oishii mono ga tabetai.) I want to eat something delicious. I am hungry. 今何食べたいかなー。(Ima nani ga tabetai ka nā.) いっぱい食べたい物がある。(Ippai tabetai mono ga aru.) I want to eat Thai curry.
25. 事(koto) thing
事(koto) 事(koto) thing 昨日起こった事(kinō okotta koto) The thing happened yesterday. I need a one thing in the da da da one thing.
Thank you for watching top 25 nouns. I hope you enjoyed it. Bye for now. See you next time, thank you for watching. Thank you, thank you, thank you.

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😁love this!

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Leoさん


Thank you so much for your comment😄

Basically the main difference is that the word bank allows you to collect words and create your own Vocabulary Lists with the words you want to learn/remember. Flashcards is a tool that automatically selects the words from a pool you previously prepared and tests you by giving you either only the English or Japanese word (you have to say the counterpart).


Mono is thing as an "object" and koto is thing as a "matter," so any concrete things are mono and abstract things are koto😉


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January 16th, 2021 at 03:59 AM
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Also, one more question:


What is the difference between the two versions of "Thing"?


Mono and koto both mean "Thing". How do I know which one to use and when?


Is there a better definition for the two words to know the difference?


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January 16th, 2021 at 03:44 AM
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Omoshiroi!


What is the difference between my flashcards and my word bank?


I am a new student!


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August 17th, 2020 at 03:49 AM
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Risa Sensei is a good singer 🤩

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June 21st, 2020 at 06:23 AM
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Hi ジェシカ,

Thank you for the question!


あす is more formal than あした.

あす can also mean "near future".


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May 28th, 2020 at 12:14 AM
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What is the differences between あす and あした?

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こんにちは Nisan,


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