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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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大家
(ōya)
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"landlord"
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大家
(SLOW)
大家
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landlord
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私の兄弟の大家は、小切手は受け付けないだろう。
(Watashi no kyōdai no ōya wa, kogitte wa uketsukenai darō.)
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"My brother's landlord will not accept a check."
(SLOW)
私の兄弟の大家は、小切手は受け付けないだろう。
2.
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(ryō)
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"dormitory"
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(SLOW)
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dormitory
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その大学生は寮に住んだ。
(Sono daigakusei wa ryō ni sunda. )
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"The college student lived in a dormitory."
(SLOW)
その大学生は寮に住んだ。
3.
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アパート
(apāto)
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"apartment building"
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アパート
(SLOW)
アパート
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apartment building
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このアパートには24部屋あります。
(Kono apāto ni wa ni-jū yon-heya arimasu.)
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"There are 24 apartments in this apartment building."
(SLOW)
このアパートには24部屋あります。
4.
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(machi)
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"city"
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(SLOW)
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city
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街が霧で覆われている。
(Machi ga kiri de ōwarete iru.)
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"The city is covered in fog."
(SLOW)
街が霧で覆われている。
5.
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農場
(nōjō)
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"farm"
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農場
(SLOW)
農場
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farm
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ヤギたちが農場で遊んでいる。
(Yagi-tachi ga nōjō de asonde iru. )
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"The goats are playing on the farm."
(SLOW)
ヤギたちが農場で遊んでいる。
6.
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津波
(tsunami)
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"tsunami"
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津波
(SLOW)
津波
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tsunami
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津波が町を襲った。
(Tsunami ga machi o osotta.)
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"The tsunami hit the city."
(SLOW)
津波が町を襲った。
7.
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雪崩
(nadare)
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"avalanche"
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雪崩
(SLOW)
雪崩
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avalanche
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雪崩がスキーリゾートを破壊したが、幸運なことに、誰も怪我人はいなかった。
(Nadare ga sukī rizōto o hakai shita ga, kōun na koto ni, dare mo keganin wa inakatta. )
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"The avalanche destroyed the ski resort, but luckily, nobody was hurt. "
(SLOW)
雪崩がスキーリゾートを破壊したが、幸運なことに、誰も怪我人はいなかった。
8.
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火事
(kaji)
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"fire"
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火事
(SLOW)
火事
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fire
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消防士たちが、ハシゴに登って、火事と格闘している。
(Shōbōshi-tachi ga, hashigo ni nobotte, kaji to kakutō shite iru. )
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"The fire fighters are fighting the fire on the ladder."
(SLOW)
消防士たちが、ハシゴに登って、火事と格闘している。
9.
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地震
(jishin)
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"earthquake"
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地震
(SLOW)
地震
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earthquake
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地震で地面が揺れている。
(Jishin de jimen ga yurete iru.)
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"The earthquake is shaking the ground."
(SLOW)
地震で地面が揺れている。
10.
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砂嵐
(suna'arashi)
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"sandstorm"
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砂嵐
(SLOW)
砂嵐
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sandstorm
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砂嵐がやってきた。
(Suna'arashi ga yatte kita.)
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"The sandstorm has touched down."
(SLOW)
砂嵐がやってきた。
11.
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手袋
(tebukuro)
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"glove"
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手袋
(SLOW)
手袋
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glove
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その手袋は、彼の手に合わなかった。
(Sono tebukuro wa, kare no te ni awanakatta. )
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"The gloves did not fit his hands."
(SLOW)
その手袋は、彼の手に合わなかった。
12.
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(kasa)
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"umbrella"
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(SLOW)
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umbrella
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雨が降っているけど、傘を持っていない。
(Ame ga futte iru kedo, kasa o motte inai.)
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"I don't have an umbrella, and it's raining."
(SLOW)
雨が降っているけど、傘を持っていない。
13.
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帽子
(bōshi)
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"hat"
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帽子
(SLOW)
帽子
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hat
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その帽子には赤いスカーフが似合いそうだ。
(Sono bōshi ni wa akai sukāfu ga niaisō da.)
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"A red scarf would look nice with that hat."
(SLOW)
その帽子には赤いスカーフが似合いそうだ。
14.
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長袖
(nagasode)
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"long-sleeved"
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長袖
(SLOW)
長袖
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long-sleeved
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寒い日には、長袖のシャツがいい。
(Samui hi ni wa, nagasode no shatsu ga ii.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Long-sleeved shirts are good for cold weather."
(SLOW)
寒い日には、長袖のシャツがいい。
15.
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半袖
(hansode)
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"short-sleeved"
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半袖
(SLOW)
半袖
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short-sleeved
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暖かい日は半袖シャツの方がいい。
(Atatakai hi wa hansode shatsu no hō ga ii.)
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"Short-sleeved shirts are better when it is warm."
(SLOW)
暖かい日は半袖シャツの方がいい。
16.
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痛い
(itai)
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"painful"
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痛い
(SLOW)
痛い
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painful
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クラゲに刺されると、とても痛い。
(Kurage ni sasareru to, totemo itai.)
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"A jellyfish sting is very painful."
(SLOW)
クラゲに刺されると、とても痛い。
17.
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恥ずかしがる
(hazukashigaru)
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"shy"
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恥ずかしがる
(SLOW)
恥ずかしがる
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shy
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恥ずかしがらないで。
(Hazukashigaranaide.)
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"Don't be shy!"
(SLOW)
恥ずかしがらないで。
18.
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緊張する
(kinchō suru)
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"nervous"
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緊張する
(SLOW)
緊張する
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nervous
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人前に出ると緊張する。
(Hitomae ni deru to kinchō suru.)
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"I'm so nervous in front of people."
(SLOW)
人前に出ると緊張する。
19.
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興奮する
(kōfun suru)
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"excited"
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興奮する
(SLOW)
興奮する
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excited
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大好きな人のライブを見に行くのは興奮する。
(Daisuki na hito no raibu o mi ni iku no wa kōfun suru. )
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"I get excited to go to the concert of my favorite singer."
(SLOW)
大好きな人のライブを見に行くのは興奮する。
20.
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恥ずかしい
(hazukashii)
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"embarrassed"
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恥ずかしい
(SLOW)
恥ずかしい
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embarrassed
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恥ずかしいと顔が赤くなります。
(Hazukashii to kao ga akaku narimasu.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"My face turns red when I am embarrassed."
(SLOW)
恥ずかしいと顔が赤くなります。
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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