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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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笑う
(warau)
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"laugh"
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笑う
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笑う
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laugh
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冗談に笑う
(jōdan ni warau)
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"laugh at a joke"
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冗談に笑う
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美味しい
(oishii)
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"delicious"
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美味しい
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美味しい
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delicious
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美味しいデザート
(oishii dezāto)
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"delicious deserts"
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美味しいデザート
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(mizu)
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"water"
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water
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水をもらえますか。
(Mizu o moraemasu ka.)
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"Can I have some water, please?"
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水をもらえますか。
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(cha)
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"tea"
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tea
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カップのお茶
(kappu no o-cha)
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"cup of tea"
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カップのお茶
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コーヒー
(kōhī)
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"coffee"
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コーヒー
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コーヒー
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coffee
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カップのコーヒー
(kappu no kōhī)
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"cup of coffee"
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カップのコーヒー
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ビール
(bīru)
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"beer"
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ビール
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ビール
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beer
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缶ビール
(kan bīru)
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"can of beer"
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缶ビール
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ワイン
(wain)
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"wine"
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ワイン
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ワイン
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wine
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グラスワイン
(gurasu wain)
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"glass of wine"
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グラスワイン
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牛肉
(gyūniku)
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"beef"
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牛肉
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牛肉
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beef
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おいしい牛肉
(oishii gyūniku)
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"flavorful beef"
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おいしい牛肉
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鶏肉
(toriniku)
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"chicken"
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鶏肉
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鶏肉
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chicken
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鶏肉を食べる
(toriniku o taberu)
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"eat chicken"
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鶏肉を食べる
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豚肉
(butaniku)
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"pork"
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豚肉
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豚肉
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pork
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骨付き豚肉
(honetsuki butaniku)
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"pork chops"
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骨付き豚肉
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(sakana)
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"fish"
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fish
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魚釣り
(sakanatsuri)
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"fishing"
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魚釣り
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ラム肉
(ramuniku)
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"lamb"
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ラム肉
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ラム肉
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lamb
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彼女はラム肉が好きです。
(Kanojo wa ramuniku ga suki desu.)
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"She likes lamb."
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彼女はラム肉が好きです。
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医者
(isha)
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"doctor"
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医者
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医者
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doctor
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医者にかかる
(isha ni kakaru)
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"doctor visit"
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医者にかかる
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警察官
(keisatsukan)
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"police officer"
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警察官
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警察官
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police officer
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制服を着た警察官
(seifuku o kita keisatsukan)
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"police officer in uniform"
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制服を着た警察官
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先生
(sensei)
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"teacher"
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先生
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先生
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teacher
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好きな先生
(suki na sensei)
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"favorite teacher"
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好きな先生
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従業員
(jūgyōin)
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"employee"
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従業員
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従業員
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employee
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従業員手当
(jūgyōin teate)
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"employee benefits"
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従業員手当
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来る
(kuru)
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"come"
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来る
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来る
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come
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早く来る
(hayaku kuru)
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"come early"
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早く来る
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見る
(miru)
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"see"
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見る
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見る
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see
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観光客が夕日を見る。
(Kankōkyaku ga yūhi o miru.)
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"The tourists see the sunset."
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観光客が夕日を見る。
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作る
(tsukuru)
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"make"
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作る
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作る
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make
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料理を作る
(ryōri o tsukuru)
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"make food"
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料理を作る
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使う
(tsukau)
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"use"
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使う
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使う
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use
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電車を使う
(densha o tsukau)
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"use a train"
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電車を使う
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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