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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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磨く
(migaku)
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"brush"
(NORMAL SPEED)
磨く
(SLOW)
磨く
(NORMAL SPEED)
brush
(NORMAL SPEED)
歯を磨いて行きなさい!
(Ha o migaite ikinasai!)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Go brush your teeth!"
(SLOW)
歯を磨いて行きなさい!
2.
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シャワー
(shawā)
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"shower"
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シャワー
(SLOW)
シャワー
(NORMAL SPEED)
shower
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朝、シャワーを浴びます。
(Asa, shawā o abimasu.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"I take a shower in the mornings."
(SLOW)
朝、シャワーを浴びます。
3.
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洗う
(arau)
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"wash"
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洗う
(SLOW)
洗う
(NORMAL SPEED)
wash
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食事の後、皿を洗うのが嫌だ。
(Shokuji no ato, sara o arau no ga iya da.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"After eating I hate to wash the dishes."
(SLOW)
食事の後、皿を洗うのが嫌だ。
4.
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出る
(deru)
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"leave"
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出る
(SLOW)
出る
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leave
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そろそろ出ましょう。
(Sorosoro demashō.)
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"I think we should leave."
(SLOW)
そろそろ出ましょう。
5.
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確認
(kakunin)
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"check"
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確認
(SLOW)
確認
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check
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確認してもらえますか。
(Kakunin shite moraemasu ka.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Could I get the check, please?"
(SLOW)
確認してもらえますか。
6.
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六十六
(roku-jū roku)
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"sixty-six"
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六十六
(SLOW)
六十六
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sixty-six
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六十六分間走った。
(Roku-jū roppunkan hashitta.)
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"I ran for sixty-six minutes."
(SLOW)
六十六分間走った。
7.
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七十七
(nana-jū nana)
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"seventy-seven"
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七十七
(SLOW)
七十七
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seventy-seven
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彼の部屋番号は七十七だ。
(Kare no heya bangō wa nana-jū nana da.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"His door number is seventy-seven."
(SLOW)
彼の部屋番号は七十七だ。
8.
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八十八
(hachi-jū hachi)
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"eighty-eight"
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八十八
(SLOW)
八十八
(NORMAL SPEED)
eighty-eight
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その会社は従業員が八十八人いる。
(Sono kaisha wa jūgyōin ga hachi-jū hachi-nin iru.)
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"The company has eighty-eight employees."
(SLOW)
その会社は従業員が八十八人いる。
9.
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九十九
(kyū-jū kyū)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"ninety-nine"
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九十九
(SLOW)
九十九
(NORMAL SPEED)
ninety-nine
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彼のおじいさんは、九十九歳です。
(Kare no o-jii-san wa, kyū-jū kyū-sai desu.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"His grandfather is ninety-nine years old."
(SLOW)
彼のおじいさんは、九十九歳です。
10.
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(hyaku)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"one hundred"
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(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
one hundred
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写真を百枚撮りました。
(Shashin o hyaku-mai torimashita.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"I took one hundred pictures."
(SLOW)
写真を百枚撮りました。
11.
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リビング
(ribingu)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"living room"
(NORMAL SPEED)
リビング
(SLOW)
リビング
(NORMAL SPEED)
living room
(NORMAL SPEED)
リビングでお茶を飲もう。
(Ribingu de o-cha o nomō.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Let's have some tea in the living room!"
(SLOW)
リビングでお茶を飲もう。
12.
(NORMAL SPEED)
ダイニング
(dainingu)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"dining room"
(NORMAL SPEED)
ダイニング
(SLOW)
ダイニング
(NORMAL SPEED)
dining room
(NORMAL SPEED)
私の家にはダイニングがない。
(Watashi no ie ni wa dainingu ga nai.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"In my house there is no dininig room."
(SLOW)
私の家にはダイニングがない。
13.
(NORMAL SPEED)
廊下
(rōka)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"hallway"
(NORMAL SPEED)
廊下
(SLOW)
廊下
(NORMAL SPEED)
hallway
(NORMAL SPEED)
廊下を走ってはいけません。
(Rōka o hashitte wa ikemasen.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Don’t run in the hallways."
(SLOW)
廊下を走ってはいけません。
14.
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アパート
(apāto)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"apartment"
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アパート
(SLOW)
アパート
(NORMAL SPEED)
apartment
(NORMAL SPEED)
アパートから線路が見える。
(Apāto kara senro ga mieru.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"You can see the railway track from my apartment."
(SLOW)
アパートから線路が見える。
15.
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(ie)
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"house"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
house
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都内に家を買った。
(Tonai ni ie o katta.)
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"I bought a house in Tokyo."
(SLOW)
都内に家を買った。
16.
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運動
(undō)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"exercise"
(NORMAL SPEED)
運動
(SLOW)
運動
(NORMAL SPEED)
exercise
(NORMAL SPEED)
よく運動しますか。
(Yoku undō shimasu ka.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Do you often exercise? "
(SLOW)
よく運動しますか。
17.
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開く
(hiraku)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"open"
(NORMAL SPEED)
開く
(SLOW)
開く
(NORMAL SPEED)
open
(NORMAL SPEED)
そのお店は朝9時から開いている。
(Sono o-mise wa asa ku-ji kara hiraite iru.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"The store is open from 9 a.m."
(SLOW)
そのお店は朝9時から開いている。
18.
(NORMAL SPEED)
聞く
(kiku)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"listen"
(NORMAL SPEED)
聞く
(SLOW)
聞く
(NORMAL SPEED)
listen
(NORMAL SPEED)
音楽を聞くのは、軽くリラックスするのにいい。
(Ongaku o kiku no wa, karuku rirakkusu suru no ni ii.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Listening to music is a way to relax a little."
(SLOW)
音楽を聞くのは、軽くリラックスするのにいい。
19.
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誕生日
(tanjōbi)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"birthday"
(NORMAL SPEED)
誕生日
(SLOW)
誕生日
(NORMAL SPEED)
birthday
(NORMAL SPEED)
誕生日はいつですか。
(Tanjōbi wa itsu desu ka.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"When is your birthday?"
(SLOW)
誕生日はいつですか。
20.
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退職する
(taishoku suru)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"retire"
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退職する
(SLOW)
退職する
(NORMAL SPEED)
retire
(NORMAL SPEED)
私の父は来年退職する。
(Watashi no chichi wa rainen taishoku suru.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"My father is going to retire next year."
(SLOW)
私の父は来年退職する。
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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