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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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レストラン
(resutoran)
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"restaurant"
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レストラン
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レストラン
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restaurant
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女性たちが、レストランで食事をしている。
(Josei-tachi ga, resutoran de shokuji o shite iru.)
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"The women are eating out at a restaurant."
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女性たちが、レストランで食事をしている。
2.
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カフェ
(kafe)
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"café"
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カフェ
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カフェ
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café
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一番近いカフェはどこですか。
(Ichi-ban chikai kafe wa doko desu ka.)
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"Where is the closest café?"
(SLOW)
一番近いカフェはどこですか。
3.
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コーヒーショップ
(kōhī shoppu)
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"coffee shop"
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コーヒーショップ
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コーヒーショップ
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coffee shop
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友達が、コーヒーショップで集まっている。
(Tomodachi ga, kōhī shoppu de atsumatte iru.)
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"The friends are hanging out at a coffee shop."
(SLOW)
友達が、コーヒーショップで集まっている。
4.
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バー
(bā)
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"bar"
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バー
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バー
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bar
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金曜の夜、私たちは街のバーに行く。
(Kin-yō no yoru, watashi-tachi wa machi no bā ni iku.)
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"Friday night we'll go to a bar in the city."
(SLOW)
金曜の夜、私たちは街のバーに行く。
5.
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家具
(kagu)
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"furniture"
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家具
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家具
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furniture
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火事の後、私たちは家具を全て買い替えなくてはいけなかった。
(Kaji no ato, watashi-tachi wa kagu o subete kaikaenakute wa ikenakatta.)
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"We had to replace all of our furniture after the fire."
(SLOW)
火事の後、私たちは家具を全て買い替えなくてはいけなかった。
6.
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芝生
(shibafu)
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"grass"
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芝生
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芝生
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grass
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キツネたちが、芝生の上で遊んでいる。
(Kitsune-tachi ga, shibafu no ue de asonde iru.)
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"The foxes are playing in the grass."
(SLOW)
キツネたちが、芝生の上で遊んでいる。
7.
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(tsuchi)
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"soil"
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soil
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植物は、土から水分を取る。
(Shokubutsu wa, tsuchi kara suibun o toru.)
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"Plants take in water from the soil. "
(SLOW)
植物は、土から水分を取る。
8.
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(doro)
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"dirt"
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dirt
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赤ちゃん象が、動物園で泥遊びをしている。
(Akachan zō ga, dōbutsuen de doroasobi o shite iru.)
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"The baby elephant is playing with dirt in a zoo."
(SLOW)
赤ちゃん象が、動物園で泥遊びをしている。
9.
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(ishi)
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"rock"
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rock
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ローブを着た男性が、石を投げている。
(Rōbu o kita dansei ga, ishi o nagete iru.)
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"The man in the robe is throwing a rock."
(SLOW)
ローブを着た男性が、石を投げている。
10.
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(ki)
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"tree"
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tree
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私たちは毎年、裏庭のリンゴの木になる実を食べる。
(Watashi-tachi wa maitoshi, uraniwa no ringo no ki ni naru mi o taberu.)
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"We eat fruit every year from the apple tree in my back yard."
(SLOW)
私たちは毎年、裏庭のリンゴの木になる実を食べる。
11.
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道教
(dōkyō)
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"Taoism"
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道教
(SLOW)
道教
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Taoism
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道教は、“Daoism”としても知られている。
(Dōkyō wa, "Daoism" to shite mo shirarete iru. )
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"Taoism is also known as Daoism."
(SLOW)
道教は、“Daoism”としても知られている。
12.
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聖書
(seisho)
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"Bible"
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聖書
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聖書
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Bible
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文明史上、ベストセラーの本は聖書だ。
(Bunmei shijō, besuto serā no hon wa seisho da.)
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"The Bible is the best-selling book in the history of civilization. "
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文明史上、ベストセラーの本は聖書だ。
13.
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コーラン
(Kōran)
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"Quran"
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コーラン
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コーラン
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Quran
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コーランは、イスラム教の経典だ。
(Kōran wa, Isuramukyō no kyōten da.)
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"The Quran is the holy book of the Muslim religion."
(SLOW)
コーランは、イスラム教の経典だ。
14.
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司祭 
(shisai)
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"priest"
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司祭 
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司祭 
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priest
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彼は司祭から助言を受けた。
(Kare wa shisai kara jogen o uketa.)
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"He got advice from a priest."
(SLOW)
彼は司祭から助言を受けた。
15.
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ユダヤ教
(Yudayakyō)
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"Judaism"
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ユダヤ教
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ユダヤ教
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Judaism
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ユダヤ教は三千年以上も信仰されてきた。
(Yudayakyō wa san-zen-nen ijō mo shinkō sarete kita.)
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"Judaism has been practiced for over three thousand years."
(SLOW)
ユダヤ教は三千年以上も信仰されてきた。
16.
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(sen)
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"one thousand"
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one thousand
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財布に千円しかありません。
(Saifu ni sen-en shika arimasen.)
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"There is only one thousand yen in my wallet."
(SLOW)
財布に千円しかありません。
17.
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二千
(ni-sen)
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"two thousand"
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二千
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二千
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two thousand
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それは二千ドルします。
(Sore wa ni-sen-doru shimasu.)
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"It costs two thousand dollars."
(SLOW)
それは二千ドルします。
18.
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八千
(hassen)
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"eight thousand"
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八千
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八千
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eight thousand
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その村には八千人の人が住んでいる。
(Sono mura ni wa hassen-nin no hito ga sunde iru.)
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"Eight thousand people live in that village."
(SLOW)
その村には八千人の人が住んでいる。
19.
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一万
(ichi-man)
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"ten thousand"
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一万
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一万
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ten thousand
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一万の兵が戦場に派遣されました。
(Ichi-man no hei ga senjō ni haken saremashita.)
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"Ten thousand soldiers were dispatched to the site of the battle. "
(SLOW)
一万の兵が戦場に派遣されました。
20.
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四千
(yon-sen)
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"four thousand"
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四千
(SLOW)
四千
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four thousand
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その競技場は四千平方メートルあります。
(Sono kyōgijō wa yon-sen-heihō mētoru arimasu.)
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"The stadium is four thousand square meters."
(SLOW)
その競技場は四千平方メートルあります。
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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