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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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時計
(tokei)
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"watch"
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時計
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時計
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watch
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大事な時計を壊してしまいました。
(Daiji na tokei o kowashite shimaimashita.)
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"I broke the important watch."
(SLOW)
大事な時計を壊してしまいました。
2.
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眼鏡
(megane)
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" glasses"
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眼鏡
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眼鏡
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glasses
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彼女は、あのダサい眼鏡がなければ、かわいいのに。
(Kanojo wa, ano dasai megane ga nakereba, kawaii no ni.)
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"She would be pretty if she didn't have those awful glasses."
(SLOW)
彼女は、あのダサい眼鏡がなければ、かわいいのに。
3.
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ジャケット
(jaketto)
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"jacket"
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ジャケット
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ジャケット
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jacket
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このジャケットを半額で買った。
(Kono jaketto o hangaku de katta.)
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"I bought this jacket at half price."
(SLOW)
このジャケットを半額で買った。
4.
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受け取る
(uketoru)
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"receive"
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受け取る
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受け取る
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receive
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荷物を受け取るのが大好きだ。
(Nimotsu o uketoru no ga daisuki da.)
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"I love to receive packages."
(SLOW)
荷物を受け取るのが大好きだ。
5.
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探す
(sagasu)
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"search"
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探す
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探す
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search
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アパートを探さなくてはいけない。
(Apāto o sagasanakute wa ikenai.)
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"I need to search for an apartment."
(SLOW)
アパートを探さなくてはいけない。
6.
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取る
(toru)
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" take"
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取る
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取る
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take
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彼女はりんごを手に取った。
(Kanojo wa ringo o te ni totta.)
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"She took an apple in her hand."
(SLOW)
彼女はりんごを手に取った。
7.
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弱い
(yowai)
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"weak"
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弱い
(SLOW)
弱い
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weak
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彼は意志が弱い。
(Kare wa ishi ga yowai.)
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"His will is weak."
(SLOW)
彼は意志が弱い。
8.
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強い
(tsuyoi)
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"strong"
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強い
(SLOW)
強い
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strong
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彼は信仰心が強い。
(Kare wa shinkōshin ga tsuyoi.)
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"He is strong in faith."
(SLOW)
彼は信仰心が強い。
9.
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寒い
(samui)
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"cold"
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寒い
(SLOW)
寒い
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cold
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カナダは寒いです。
(Kanada wa samui desu.)
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"It's cold in Canada."
(SLOW)
カナダは寒いです。
10.
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暑い
(atsui)
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"hot"
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暑い
(SLOW)
暑い
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hot
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暑いから、ジャケットを脱いだ。
(Atsui kara, jaketto o nuida.)
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"It was hot, so I took off my jacket."
(SLOW)
暑いから、ジャケットを脱いだ。
11.
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(hen)
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"funny"
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(SLOW)
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funny
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変な顔!ウケるー!
(Hen na kao! Ukerū!)
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"What a funny face? That's hilarious!"
(SLOW)
変な顔!ウケるー!
12.
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(momo)
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"peach"
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peach
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岡山県の桃は有名だ。
(Okayama-ken no momo wa yūmei da.)
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"Peaches from Okayama are famous."
(SLOW)
岡山県の桃は有名だ。
13.
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オレンジ
(orenji)
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"orange"
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オレンジ
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オレンジ
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orange
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私は朝、オレンジジュースを飲む。
(Watashi wa asa, orenji jūsu o nomu.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"I drink orange juice in the morning."
(SLOW)
私は朝、オレンジジュースを飲む。
14.
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(imo)
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"potato"
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(SLOW)
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potato
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木の葉を燃やしてお芋を焼こう。
(Ko no ha o moyashite o-imo o yakō.)
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"Burn those leaves and bake some sweet potatoes."
(SLOW)
木の葉を燃やしてお芋を焼こう。
15.
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大豆
(daizu)
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"soybean"
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大豆
(SLOW)
大豆
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soybean
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大豆は豆の一種です。
(Daizu wa mame no isshu desu.)
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"A soybean is a kind of bean."
(SLOW)
大豆は豆の一種です。
16.
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野菜
(yasai)
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"vegetable"
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野菜
(SLOW)
野菜
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vegetable
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これは野菜と肉です。
(Kore wa yasai to niku desu.)
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"This is vegetable and meat."
(SLOW)
これは野菜と肉です。
17.
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(ushi)
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"cow"
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(SLOW)
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cow
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インドでは、牛が道路を歩いている。
(Indo de wa, ushi ga dōro o aruite iru.)
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"Cows walk on the street in India."
(SLOW)
インドでは、牛が道路を歩いている。
18.
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(buta)
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"pig"
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(SLOW)
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pig
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豚がひなたぼっこをしている。
(Buta ga hinatabokko o shite iru.)
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"The pigs are resting in the sun."
(SLOW)
豚がひなたぼっこをしている。
19.
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(uma)
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"horse"
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(SLOW)
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horse
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馬が野原を走っている。
(Uma ga nohara o hashitte iru.)
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"The horse is running in the field."
(SLOW)
馬が野原を走っている。
20.
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(yuki)
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"snow"
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(SLOW)
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snow
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森に雪が降っている。
(Mori ni yuki ga futte iru.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"The snow is falling in the woods."
(SLOW)
森に雪が降っている。
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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