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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.
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大統領
(daitōryō)
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"president"
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大統領
(SLOW)
大統領
(NORMAL SPEED)
president
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大統領の支持率が高い。
(Daitōryō no shijiritsu ga takai.)
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"The president has high public approval ratings."
(SLOW)
大統領の支持率が高い。
2.
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業界
(gyōkai)
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"industry"
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業界
(SLOW)
業界
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industry
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僕は、自動車業界で働いている。
(Boku wa, jidōsha gyōkai de hataraite iru.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"I work in the automotive industry."
(SLOW)
僕は、自動車業界で働いている。
3.
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ベルト
(beruto)
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"belt"
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ベルト
(SLOW)
ベルト
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belt
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ベルトが短すぎる。
(Beruto ga mijikasugiru.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"The belt is too short."
(SLOW)
ベルトが短すぎる。
4.
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コイン
(koin)
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"coin"
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コイン
(SLOW)
コイン
(NORMAL SPEED)
coin
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コインの枚数を数えてください。
(Koin no maisū o kazoete kudasai.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Please count the number of coins."
(SLOW)
コインの枚数を数えてください。
5.
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お金
(o-kane)
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"money"
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お金
(SLOW)
お金
(NORMAL SPEED)
money
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お金が欲しいです。
(O-kane ga hoshii desu.)
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"I want money."
(SLOW)
お金が欲しいです。
6.
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デビットカード
(debitto kādo)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"debit card"
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デビットカード
(SLOW)
デビットカード
(NORMAL SPEED)
debit card
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デビットカードをなくしたので、警察に行かなければなりませんでした。
(Debitto kādo o nakushita node, keisatsu ni ikanakereba narimasen deshita.)
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"I lost my debit card and had to go to the police. "
(SLOW)
デビットカードをなくしたので、警察に行かなければなりませんでした。
7.
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支払い
(shiharai)
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"bill"
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支払い
(SLOW)
支払い
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bill
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彼はやっとすべての支払いを終えた。
(Kare wa yatto subete no shiharai o oeta.)
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"He finally managed to pay all his bills."
(SLOW)
彼はやっとすべての支払いを終えた。
8.
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写真
(shashin)
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"photography"
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写真
(SLOW)
写真
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photography
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写真の勉強をしているんですか。
(Shashin no benkyō o shite iru n desu ka.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Are you studying photography?"
(SLOW)
写真の勉強をしているんですか。
9.
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離陸
(ririku)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"take off"
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離陸
(SLOW)
離陸
(NORMAL SPEED)
take off
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飛行機は二十分後に離陸します。
(Hikōki wa ni-juppun go ni ririku shimasu.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"The plane will take off in twenty minutes."
(SLOW)
飛行機は二十分後に離陸します。
10.
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寝室
(shinshitsu)
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"bedroom"
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寝室
(SLOW)
寝室
(NORMAL SPEED)
bedroom
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広い寝室がほしい。
(Hiroi shinshitsu ga hoshii.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"I want a big bedroom."
(SLOW)
広い寝室がほしい。
11.
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台所
(daidokoro)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"kitchen"
(NORMAL SPEED)
台所
(SLOW)
台所
(NORMAL SPEED)
kitchen
(NORMAL SPEED)
台所で物音がした。
(Daidokoro de monōto ga shita.)
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"A noise came from the kitchen."
(SLOW)
台所で物音がした。
12.
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風呂場
(furoba)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"bathroom (not the toilet/restroom!)"
(NORMAL SPEED)
風呂場
(SLOW)
風呂場
(NORMAL SPEED)
bathroom (not the toilet/restroom!)
(NORMAL SPEED)
風呂場はとてもきれいだ。
(Furoba wa totemo kirei da.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"The bathroom is very clean."
(SLOW)
風呂場はとてもきれいだ。
13.
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卒業
(sotsugyō)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"graduation"
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卒業
(SLOW)
卒業
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graduation
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卒業論文を書いている。
(Sotsugyō ronbun o kaite iru.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"I'm writing my graduation thesis."
(SLOW)
卒業論文を書いている。
14.
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昇進
(shōshin)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"promotion"
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昇進
(SLOW)
昇進
(NORMAL SPEED)
promotion
(NORMAL SPEED)
昇進おめでとうございます。
(Shōshin omedetō gozaimasu.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Congratulations on your promotion!"
(SLOW)
昇進おめでとうございます。
15.
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記念日
(kinenbi)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"anniversary"
(NORMAL SPEED)
記念日
(SLOW)
記念日
(NORMAL SPEED)
anniversary
(NORMAL SPEED)
結婚記念日はいつですか。
(Kekkon kinenbi wa itsu desu ka.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"When is your wedding anniversary?"
(SLOW)
結婚記念日はいつですか。
16.
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葬式
(sōshiki)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"funeral"
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葬式
(SLOW)
葬式
(NORMAL SPEED)
funeral
(NORMAL SPEED)
ペットのお葬式をする人が多い。
(Petto no o-sōshiki o suru hito ga ōi.)
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"There are lots of people who have funerals for their pets."
(SLOW)
ペットのお葬式をする人が多い。
17.
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結婚式
(kekkonshiki)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"wedding"
(NORMAL SPEED)
結婚式
(SLOW)
結婚式
(NORMAL SPEED)
wedding
(NORMAL SPEED)
結婚式が好きです。
(Kekkonshiki ga suki desu.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"I like wedding ceremonies."
(SLOW)
結婚式が好きです。
18.
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説明
(setsumei)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"explain"
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説明
(SLOW)
説明
(NORMAL SPEED)
explain
(NORMAL SPEED)
もう一度それを説明してもらえますか。
(Mō ichi-do sore o setsumei shite moraemasu ka.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Can you explain that to me once more?"
(SLOW)
もう一度それを説明してもらえますか。
19.
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後ろ
(ushiro)
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"back"
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後ろ
(SLOW)
後ろ
(NORMAL SPEED)
back
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家の後ろに庭がある。
(Ie no ushiro ni niwa ga aru.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"At the back of our house we have a garden."
(SLOW)
家の後ろに庭がある。
20.
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(higashi)
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"east"
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(SLOW)
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east
(NORMAL SPEED)
太陽は東から昇る。
(Taiyō wa higashi kara noboru.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"The sun rises in the east."
(SLOW)
太陽は東から昇る。
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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