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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…
1.
(NORMAL SPEED)
白い
(shiroi)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"white"
(NORMAL SPEED)
白い
(SLOW)
白い
(NORMAL SPEED)
white
(NORMAL SPEED)
娘に白い帽子を買った。
(Musume ni shiroi bōshi o katta.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"I bought a white hat for my daughter."
(SLOW)
娘に白い帽子を買った。
2.
(NORMAL SPEED)
赤い
(akai)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"red"
(NORMAL SPEED)
赤い
(SLOW)
赤い
(NORMAL SPEED)
red
(NORMAL SPEED)
その赤いかさは、誰のですか。
(Sono akai kasa wa, dare no desu ka.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Whose red umbrella is that?"
(SLOW)
その赤いかさは、誰のですか。
3.
(NORMAL SPEED)
緑色
(midoriiro)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"green"
(NORMAL SPEED)
緑色
(SLOW)
緑色
(NORMAL SPEED)
green
(NORMAL SPEED)
緑色の服を買いたい。
(Midoriiro no fuku o kaitai.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"I want to buy green clothes."
(SLOW)
緑色の服を買いたい。
4.
(NORMAL SPEED)
終える
(oeru)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"finish"
(NORMAL SPEED)
終える
(SLOW)
終える
(NORMAL SPEED)
finish
(NORMAL SPEED)
私は、去年コースを終えました。
(Watashi wa, kyonen kōsu o oemashita.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"I finished a course last year."
(SLOW)
私は、去年コースを終えました。
5.
(NORMAL SPEED)
始める
(hajimeru)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"start"
(NORMAL SPEED)
始める
(SLOW)
始める
(NORMAL SPEED)
start
(NORMAL SPEED)
9時からテストを始めます。
(Ku-ji kara tesuto o hajimemasu.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"We'll start the test at 9."
(SLOW)
9時からテストを始めます。
6.
(NORMAL SPEED)
なる
(naru)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"become"
(NORMAL SPEED)
なる
(SLOW)
なる
(NORMAL SPEED)
become
(NORMAL SPEED)
何になりたいですか。
(Nani ni naritai desu ka.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Who do you want to become?"
(SLOW)
何になりたいですか。
7.
(NORMAL SPEED)
十四
(jū-yon)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"fourteen"
(NORMAL SPEED)
十四
(SLOW)
十四
(NORMAL SPEED)
fourteen
(NORMAL SPEED)
この建物は十四階まであります。
(Kono tatemono wa jū-yon-kai made arimasu.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"There are fourteen stories in this building."
(SLOW)
この建物は十四階まであります。
8.
(NORMAL SPEED)
十五
(jū-go)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"fifteen"
(NORMAL SPEED)
十五
(SLOW)
十五
(NORMAL SPEED)
fifteen
(NORMAL SPEED)
封筒を十五枚ください。
(Fūtō o jū-go-mai kudasai.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Fifteen envelopes, please."
(SLOW)
封筒を十五枚ください。
9.
(NORMAL SPEED)
十六
(jū-roku)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"sixteen"
(NORMAL SPEED)
十六
(SLOW)
十六
(NORMAL SPEED)
sixteen
(NORMAL SPEED)
オペラは十六世紀に、イタリアで始まった。
(Opera wa jū-roku-seiki ni, Itaria de hajimatta.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Opera began in Italy in the 16th century."
(SLOW)
オペラは十六世紀に、イタリアで始まった。
10.
(NORMAL SPEED)
電話
(denwa)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"telephone"
(NORMAL SPEED)
電話
(SLOW)
電話
(NORMAL SPEED)
telephone
(NORMAL SPEED)
電話番号案内は104です。
(Denwa bangō annai wa ichi rei yon desu.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"The telephone number for information is 104."
(SLOW)
電話番号案内は104です。
11.
(NORMAL SPEED)
(me)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"eye"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
eye
(NORMAL SPEED)
目がかゆいなら、眼科に行ったほうがいい。
(Me ga kayui nara, ganka ni itta hō ga ii.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"If your eye itches, you should go to an eye clinic."
(SLOW)
目がかゆいなら、眼科に行ったほうがいい。
12.
(NORMAL SPEED)
(ha)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"teeth"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
teeth
(NORMAL SPEED)
歯を磨きましたか。
(Ha o migakimashita ka.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Did you brush your teeth?"
(SLOW)
歯を磨きましたか。
13.
(NORMAL SPEED)
(kuchibiru)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"lip"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
lip
(NORMAL SPEED)
あの人の唇は厚い。
(Ano hito no kuchibiru wa atsui.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"That person's lips are thick."
(SLOW)
あの人の唇は厚い。
14.
(NORMAL SPEED)
コピー機
(kopīki)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"copy machine"
(NORMAL SPEED)
コピー機
(SLOW)
コピー機
(NORMAL SPEED)
copy machine
(NORMAL SPEED)
そのコピー機は壊れています。
(Sono kopīki wa kowarete imasu.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"The copy machine is broken."
(SLOW)
そのコピー機は壊れています。
15.
(NORMAL SPEED)
(tsukue)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"desk"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
desk
(NORMAL SPEED)
机から本が落ちた。
(Tsukue kara hon ga ochita.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"A book fell off the desk."
(SLOW)
机から本が落ちた。
16.
(NORMAL SPEED)
(hon)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"book"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
book
(NORMAL SPEED)
いつも寝る前に本を読みます。
(Itsumo neru mae ni hon o yomimasu.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"I always read a book before I go to bed."
(SLOW)
いつも寝る前に本を読みます。
17.
(NORMAL SPEED)
ペン
(pen)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"pen"
(NORMAL SPEED)
ペン
(SLOW)
ペン
(NORMAL SPEED)
pen
(NORMAL SPEED)
そのペンは誰のですか。
(Sono pen wa dare no desu ka.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Whose pen is it?"
(SLOW)
そのペンは誰のですか。
18.
(NORMAL SPEED)
郵便局
(yūbinkyoku)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"post office"
(NORMAL SPEED)
郵便局
(SLOW)
郵便局
(NORMAL SPEED)
post office
(NORMAL SPEED)
郵便局で、お金を振り込んだ。
(Yūbinkyoku de, o-kane o furikonda.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"I transfered money at a post office."
(SLOW)
郵便局で、お金を振り込んだ。
19.
(NORMAL SPEED)
図書館
(toshokan)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"library"
(NORMAL SPEED)
図書館
(SLOW)
図書館
(NORMAL SPEED)
library
(NORMAL SPEED)
図書館で本を借りました。
(Toshokan de hon o karimashita.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"I borrowed some books from the library."
(SLOW)
図書館で本を借りました。
20.
(NORMAL SPEED)
スーパー
(sūpā)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"supermarket"
(NORMAL SPEED)
スーパー
(SLOW)
スーパー
(NORMAL SPEED)
supermarket
(NORMAL SPEED)
スーパーでパンを買います。
(Sūpā de pan o kaimasu.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"I buy bread at the supermarket."
(SLOW)
スーパーでパンを買います。
Well done! In this lesson, you expanded your vocabulary and learned 20 new useful words.
See you next time!
またね!(mata ne!)

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