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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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(soto)
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"outside"
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outside
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外に座りたいです。
(Soto ni suwaritai desu.)
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"I want to sit outside."
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外に座りたいです。
2.
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(naka)
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"inside"
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inside
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大豆はさやの中で育つ。
(Daizu wa saya no naka de sodatsu.)
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"Soybeans grow inside the pods."
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大豆はさやの中で育つ。
3.
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(hidari)
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"left"
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left
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それは左側にあります。
(Sore wa hidarigawa ni arimasu.)
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"It's on the left side."
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それは左側にあります。
4.
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(migi)
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"right"
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right
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右側に立ってください。
(Migigawa ni tatte kudasai.)
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"Please stand on the right side."
(SLOW)
右側に立ってください。
5.
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一番
(ichi-ban)
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"first"
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一番
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一番
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first
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一番最初というのは、常に一番大変です。
(Ichi-ban saisho to iu no wa, tsune ni ichi-ban taihen desu.)
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"The first time is always the most difficult."
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一番最初というのは、常に一番大変です。
6.
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二番
(ni-ban)
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"second"
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二番
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二番
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second
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私の二番目の息子は、英語を話します。
(Watashi no ni-ban-me no musuko wa, Eigo o hanashimasu.)
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"My second son speaks English."
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私の二番目の息子は、英語を話します。
7.
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三番
(san-ban)
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"third"
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三番
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三番
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third
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九州は、日本で三番目に大きい島です。
(Kyūshū wa, Nihon de san-ban-me ni ōkii shima desu.)
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"Kyushu is the third largest island of Japan."
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九州は、日本で三番目に大きい島です。
8.
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石鹸
(sekken)
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"soap"
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石鹸
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石鹸
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soap
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石鹸と水で、毎日体を洗いなさい。
(Sekken to mizu de, mainichi karada o arainasai.)
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"Bathe with soap and water every day."
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石鹸と水で、毎日体を洗いなさい。
9.
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歯ブラシ
(haburashi)
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"toothbrush"
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歯ブラシ
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歯ブラシ
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toothbrush
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ホテルの部屋には、備え付けの歯ブラシがあった。
(Hoteru no heya ni wa, sonaetsuke no haburashi ga atta.)
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"Hotel rooms had toothbrushes available."
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ホテルの部屋には、備え付けの歯ブラシがあった。
10.
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歯磨き粉
(ha migakiko )
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"toothpaste"
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歯磨き粉
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歯磨き粉
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toothpaste
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ほとんどの歯科医師はフッ素入りの歯磨き粉を勧めます。
(Hotondo no shika ishi wa fusso iri no ha migakiko o susumemasu.)
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"Most dentists recommend using a toothpaste with fluoride."
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ほとんどの歯科医師はフッ素入りの歯磨き粉を勧めます。
11.
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シャンプー
(shanpū)
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"shampoo"
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シャンプー
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シャンプー
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shampoo
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花の香りのするシャンプーを使っている。
(Hana no kaori no suru shanpū o tsukatte iru.)
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"I use flower-scented shampoo."
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花の香りのするシャンプーを使っている。
12.
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情報
(jōhō)
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"information"
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情報
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情報
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information
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僕は、いつもインターネットで情報収集する。
(Boku wa, itsumo intānetto de jōhō shūshū suru.)
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"I gather information from the internet."
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僕は、いつもインターネットで情報収集する。
13.
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農家
(nōka)
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"farmer"
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農家
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農家
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farmer
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農家の人は、日の出から日没まで休みなく働く。
(Nōka no hito wa, hinode kara nichibotsu made yasumi naku hataraku.)
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"The farmer works from sunrise to sunset without a break."
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農家の人は、日の出から日没まで休みなく働く。
14.
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秘書
(hisho)
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"secretary"
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秘書
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秘書
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secretary
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私に、秘書はいません。
(Watashi ni, hisho wa imasen.)
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"I don't have a secretary."
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私に、秘書はいません。
15.
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銀行員
(ginkōin)
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"banker"
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銀行員
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銀行員
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banker
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私は、住宅ローンを受ける前に、十人の銀行員と会いました。
(Watashi wa, jūtaku rōn o ukeru mae ni, jū-nin no ginkōin to aimashita.)
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"I met with ten bankers before I received a loan to buy a house."
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私は、住宅ローンを受ける前に、十人の銀行員と会いました。
16.
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作家
(sakka)
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"writer"
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作家
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作家
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writer
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彼女は私の好きな作家です。彼女の本はとても感動的だからです。
(Kanojo wa watashi no suki na sakka desu. Kanojo no hon wa totemo kandōteki da kara desu.)
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"She’s my favorite writer because her books are so moving."
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彼女は私の好きな作家です。彼女の本はとても感動的だからです。
17.
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挑戦する
(chōsen suru )
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"try"
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挑戦する
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挑戦する
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try
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イカ墨で習字に挑戦する。
(Ikasumi de shūji ni chōsen suru.)
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"I'm going to try to do calligraphy with squid ink."
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イカ墨で習字に挑戦する。
18.
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測る
(hakaru)
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"measure"
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測る
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測る
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measure
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大体で大丈夫です。ミリ単位まで測らなくていいです。
(Daitai de daijōbu desu. Miri tan'i made hakaranakute ii desu.)
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"More or less is fine. You don't have to measure every millimeter."
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大体で大丈夫です。ミリ単位まで測らなくていいです。
19.
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取っておく
(totte oku)
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"keep"
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取っておく
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取っておく
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keep
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書類をファイルに取っておく。
(Shorui o fairu ni totte oku.)
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"I keep the documents in the file."
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書類をファイルに取っておく。
20.
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待つ
(matsu)
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"wait"
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待つ
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待つ
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wait
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彼は私たちを待つと言っていました。
(Kare wa watashi-tachi o matsu to itte imashita.)
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"He said that he would wait for us."
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彼は私たちを待つと言っていました。
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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