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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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今日
(kyō)
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"today"
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今日
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今日
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today
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今日の六時十五分
(kyō no roku-ji jū-go-fun)
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"today at 6:15"
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今日の六時十五分
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昨日
(kinō)
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"yesterday"
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昨日
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昨日
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yesterday
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昨日の午後
(kinō no gogo)
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"yesterday afternoon"
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昨日の午後
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明日
(ashita)
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"tomorrow"
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明日
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明日
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tomorrow
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また明日!
(Mata ashita!)
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"See you tomorrow!"
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また明日!
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(shū)
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"week"
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week
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一週間は七日
(isshūkan wa nanoka)
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"a week is seven days"
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一週間は七日
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(toshi)
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"year"
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year
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うるう年
(urūdoshi)
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"leap year"
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うるう年
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(byō)
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"second"
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second
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十秒間
(jū-byōkan)
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"for ten seconds"
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十秒間
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(fun)
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"minute"
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minute
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三分
(san-pun)
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"three minutes"
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三分
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時間
(jikan)
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"hour"
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時間
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時間
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hour
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私の家はここから一時間のところです。
(Watashi no ie wa koko kara ichi-jikan no tokoro desu.)
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"My house is an hour away from here."
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私の家はここから一時間のところです。
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時計
(tokei)
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"clock"
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時計
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時計
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clock
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目覚まし時計をセットする
(mezamashidokei o setto suru)
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"set an alarm clock"
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目覚まし時計をセットする
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(ji)
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"o'clock"
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o'clock
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三時に
(san-ji ni)
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"at three o'clock"
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三時に
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カレンダー
(karendā)
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"calendar"
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カレンダー
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カレンダー
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calendar
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私は、カレンダーに自分達の記念日を記しました。
(Watashi wa, karendā ni jibun-tachi no kinenbi o shirushimashita.)
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"I marked our anniversary on the calendar."
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私は、カレンダーに自分達の記念日を記しました。
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月曜日
(getsu-yōbi)
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"Monday"
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月曜日
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月曜日
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Monday
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一週間の仕事は月曜日から始まる。
(Isshūkan no shigoto wa getsu-yōbi kara hajimaru.)
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"The workweek starts on Monday."
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一週間の仕事は月曜日から始まる。
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火曜日
(ka-yōbi)
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"Tuesday"
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火曜日
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火曜日
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Tuesday
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来週の火曜日
(raishū no ka-yōbi)
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"Tuesday next week"
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来週の火曜日
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水曜日
(sui-yōbi)
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"Wednesday"
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水曜日
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水曜日
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Wednesday
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十八日の水曜日
(jū-hachi-nichi no sui-yōbi)
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"Wednesday the 18th"
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十八日の水曜日
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木曜日
(moku-yōbi)
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"Thursday"
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木曜日
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木曜日
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Thursday
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三日の木曜日
(mikka no moku-yōbi)
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"Thursday the 3rd"
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三日の木曜日
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金曜日
(kin-yōbi)
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"Friday"
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金曜日
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金曜日
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Friday
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やったー、金曜日だ!
(Yattā, kin-yōbi da!!)
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"Thank god it’s Friday!"
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やったー、金曜日だ!
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土曜日
(do-yōbi)
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"Saturday"
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土曜日
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土曜日
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Saturday
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土曜日の夜
(do-yōbi no yoru)
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"Saturday night"
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土曜日の夜
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日曜日
(nichi-yōbi)
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"Sunday"
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日曜日
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日曜日
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Sunday
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十七日、日曜日
(jū-shichi-nichi, nichi-yōbi)
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"Sunday the 17th"
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十七日、日曜日
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する
(suru)
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"do"
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する
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する
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do
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家事をする
(kaji o suru)
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"do housework"
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家事をする
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行く
(iku)
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"go"
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行く
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行く
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go
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学校に行く
(gakkō ni iku)
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"I go to school"
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学校に行く
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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January 14th, 2020 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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September 13th, 2020 at 03:02 AM
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Amanda さん

コメントありがとうございます😄

Your sentence is correct!

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Amanda
August 31st, 2020 at 01:20 AM
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今日はにちようびです!!😄