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In this video, you'll learn 20 of the most common words and phrases in Japanese.
Hi everybody, my name is Risa.
Welcome to The 800 Core Japanese Words and Phrases video series!
This series will teach you the eight hundred most common words and phrases in Japanese.
Ok! Let's get started! First is…
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こんにちは
(kon'nichiwa)
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"hello"
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こんにちは
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こんにちは
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hello
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人々が「こんにちは」と言っている。
(Hitobito ga "kon'nichiwa" to itte iru. )
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"The people are saying, "Hello.""
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人々が「こんにちは」と言っている。
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すみません。
(Sumimasen.)
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"Excuse me."
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すみません。
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すみません。
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Excuse me.
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すみません、これください。
(Sumimasen, kore kudasai.)
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"Excuse me, this one, please. "
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すみません、これください。
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ごめんなさい。
(Gomen nasai.)
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"I'm sorry."
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ごめんなさい。
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ごめんなさい。
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I'm sorry.
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一緒に行けなくて、ごめんなさい。
(Issho ni ikenakute, gomen nasai.)
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"Sorry, I can't go with you."
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一緒に行けなくて、ごめんなさい。
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お休みなさい
(oyasuminasai)
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"good night"
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お休みなさい
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お休みなさい
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good night
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黒川先生、お休みなさい。
(Kurokawa-sensei, oyasuminasai.)
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"Good night, Mr. Kurokawa."
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黒川先生、お休みなさい。
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初めまして。
(Hajimemashite. )
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"Nice to meet you."
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初めまして。
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初めまして。
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Nice to meet you.
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阿部さん、初めまして。田代と申します。
(Abe-san, hajimemashite. Tashiro to mōshimasu. )
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"Mr. Abe, nice to meet you. I'm Tashiro."
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阿部さん、初めまして。田代と申します。
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お元気ですか。
(O-genki desu ka. )
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"How are you?"
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お元気ですか。
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お元気ですか。
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How are you?
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こんにちは、松島さん、お元気ですか。
(Kon'nichiwa, Matsushima-san, o-genki desu ka.)
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"Hello, Mr. Matsushima, how are you?"
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こんにちは、松島さん、お元気ですか。
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はい
(hai )
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"yes"
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はい
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はい
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yes
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はい、これは私のです。
(Hai, kore wa watashi no desu. )
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"Yes, this is mine."
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はい、これは私のです。
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いいえ
(iie )
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"no"
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いいえ
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いいえ
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no
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いいえ、私は盗んでいません。
(Iie, watashi wa nusunde imasen. )
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"No, I didn't steal it!"
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いいえ、私は盗んでいません。
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ありがとう。
(Arigatō. )
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"Thank you."
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ありがとう。
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ありがとう。
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Thank you.
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ありがとう。でも、私はこれを注文していません。
(Arigatō. Demo, watashi wa kore o chūmon shite imasen. )
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"Thank you, but I didn't order this."
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ありがとう。でも、私はこれを注文していません。
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私は [name] です。
(Watashi wa [name] desu.)
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"I'm _ _ _."
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私は です。
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私は です。
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I'm _ _ _.
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私はエミリー・マーティンです。
(Watashi wa Emirī Mātin desu.)
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"I'm Emily Martin."
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私はエミリー・マーティンです。
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さようなら
(sayōnara)
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"goodbye"
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さようなら
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さようなら
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goodbye
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さようなら、また明日会いましょう!
(Sayōnara, mata ashita aimashō! )
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"Goodbye, I'll see you tomorrow."
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さようなら、また明日会いましょう!
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悪い
(warui)
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"bad"
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悪い
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悪い
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bad
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天気が悪い
( tenki ga warui )
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"the weather is bad"
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天気が悪い
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良い
(ii / yoi)
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"good"
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良い
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良い
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good
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野菜は体に良いです。
(Yasai wa karada ni ii desu. )
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"Vegetables are good for you."
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野菜は体に良いです。
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きれい
(kirei)
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"pretty"
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きれい
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きれい
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pretty
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桜がきれいだね。
(Sakura ga kirei da ne.)
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"The cherry blossoms are pretty, aren't they?"
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桜がきれいだね。
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醜い
(minikui)
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"ugly"
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醜い
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醜い
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ugly
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醜い顔
(minikui kao )
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"ugly face"
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醜い顔
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簡単
(kantan )
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"easy"
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簡単
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簡単
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easy
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簡単な試験
(kantan na shiken )
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"easy exam"
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簡単な試験
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難しい
(muzukashii )
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"difficult"
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難しい
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難しい
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difficult
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難しい仕事
(muzukashii shigoto )
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"difficult job"
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難しい仕事
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近い
(chikai)
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"near"
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近い
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近い
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near
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私の学校は病院の近くにある。
(Watashi no gakkō wa byōin no chikaku ni aru. )
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"My school is near the hospital."
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私の学校は病院の近くにある。
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遠い
(tōi)
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"far"
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遠い
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遠い
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far
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女性は、遠い何かを見ている。
(Josei wa, tōi nani ka o mite iru. )
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"The woman is looking at something far away."
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女性は、遠い何かを見ている。
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小さい
(chiisai )
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"small"
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小さい
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小さい
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small
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この車は小さいです。
(Kono kuruma wa chiisai desu.)
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"This car is small."
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この車は小さいです。
Remember, the goal of this series is to build a vocabulary of the 800 most common words and phrases in Japanese. If that sounds like a lot, don't worry. We can help you.
See you next time!
またね!(mata ne!)

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December 24th, 2019 at 06:30 PM
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Practice here & get feedback! Pick 1 word from this core list and come up with a sentence. Post the sentence in the comments below to get feedback from our learning community.

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July 27th, 2020 at 08:34 AM
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ナウファさん

コメントありがとうございます😄

*こんにちは! 私は

We write particle wa as は👍

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ナウファ
July 13th, 2020 at 06:24 PM
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こんにちわ! 私わナウファです。よろしくお願いします。