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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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嬉しい
(ureshii)
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"happy"
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嬉しい
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嬉しい
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happy
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チョコレートをもらって嬉しい。
(Chokorēto o moratte ureshii.)
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"I'm happy to get a chocolate."
(SLOW)
チョコレートをもらって嬉しい。
2.
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悲しい
(kanashii)
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" sad"
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悲しい
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悲しい
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sad
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悲しい顔で若者が、一人座っている。
(Kanashii kao de wakamono ga, hitori suwatte iru.)
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"The sad teenager is sitting alone."
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悲しい顔で若者が、一人座っている。
3.
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怒っている
(okotte iru)
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"angry"
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怒っている
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怒っている
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angry
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何か怒ってる?
(Nani ka okotte ru?)
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"Are you angry at me?"
(SLOW)
何か怒ってる?
4.
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(fuku)
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" clothing"
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clothing
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この服は風合いがいい。
(Kono fuku wa fūai ga ii.)
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"This item of clothing has a nice texture."
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この服は風合いがいい。
5.
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くつ
(kutsu)
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"shoe"
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くつ
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くつ
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shoe
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くつが五足あります。
(Kutsu ga go-soku arimasu.)
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"There are five pairs of shoes."
(SLOW)
くつが五足あります。
6.
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靴下
(kutsushita)
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" sock"
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靴下
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靴下
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sock
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この靴下は、三足で1,000円です。
(Kono kutsushita wa, san-zoku de sen-en desu.)
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"These socks cost a thousand yen for three pairs."
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この靴下は、三足で1,000円です。
7.
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下着
(shitagi)
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"underwear"
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下着
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下着
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underwear
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私の靴下と下着は、たんすの一番上の引き出しにあります。
(Watashi no kutsushita to shitagi wa, tansu no ichi-ban ue no hikidashi ni arimasu.)
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"My socks and underwear are in the top drawer of my dresser."
(SLOW)
私の靴下と下着は、たんすの一番上の引き出しにあります。
8.
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話す
(hanasu)
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" talk"
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話す
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話す
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talk
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オペレーターが客と話す。
(Operētā ga kyaku to hanasu.)
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"The operator talks with a customer."
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オペレーターが客と話す。
9.
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あげる
(ageru)
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" give"
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あげる
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あげる
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give
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映画のチケットをあげる。
(Eiga no chiketto o ageru.)
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"I'll give you a movie ticket."
(SLOW)
映画のチケットをあげる。
10.
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低い
(hikui)
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"low"
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低い
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低い
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low
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彼はいつも低い声で話します。
(Kare wa itsumo hikui koe de hanashimasu.)
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"He always speaks in a low voice."
(SLOW)
彼はいつも低い声で話します。
11.
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高い
(takai)
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"high"
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高い
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高い
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high
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あの塔はかなり高いです。
(Ano tō wa kanari takai desu.)
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"That tower is pretty high."
(SLOW)
あの塔はかなり高いです。
12.
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フルーツ
(furūtsu)
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"fruit"
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フルーツ
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フルーツ
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fruit
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マンゴーは、南の国のフルーツだ。
(Mangō wa, minami no kuni no furūtsu da.)
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"Mango is a fruit from southern countries."
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マンゴーは、南の国のフルーツだ。
13.
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(tako)
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"octopus"
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octopus
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蛸が海を泳いでいる。
(Tako ga umi o oyoide iru.)
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"The octopus is swimming in the ocean."
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蛸が海を泳いでいる。
14.
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(same)
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"shark"
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shark
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鮫が出てくる夢を見た。
(Same ga dete kuru yume o mita.)
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"I had a dream about a shark."
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鮫が出てくる夢を見た。
15.
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(kujira)
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"whale"
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whale
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鯨は哺乳類です。
(Kujira wa honyūrui desu.)
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"Whales are mammals."
(SLOW)
鯨は哺乳類です。
16.
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曇る
(kumoru)
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"cloudy"
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曇る
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曇る
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cloudy
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外は曇ってきています。
(Soto wa kumotte kite imasu.)
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"It's getting cloudy outside."
(SLOW)
外は曇ってきています。
17.
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涼しい
(suzushii)
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"cool"
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涼しい
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涼しい
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cool
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サンダルを履くと、足が涼しい。
(Sandaru o haku to, ashi ga suzushii.)
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"When I wear sandals, my feet feel cool."
(SLOW)
サンダルを履くと、足が涼しい。
18.
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胡瓜
(kyūri)
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"cucumber"
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胡瓜
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胡瓜
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cucumber
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胡瓜はよく生で食べられる。
(Kyūri wa yoku nama de taberareru.)
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"Cucumbers are often eaten raw."
(SLOW)
胡瓜はよく生で食べられる。
19.
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ピーマン
(pīman)
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"bell pepper"
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ピーマン
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ピーマン
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bell pepper
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ピーマンが嫌いな子どもは多い。
(Pīman ga kirai na kodomo wa ōi.)
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"A lot of kids don't like bell peppers."
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ピーマンが嫌いな子どもは多い。
20.
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ブロッコリー
(burokkorī)
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"broccoli"
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ブロッコリー
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ブロッコリー
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broccoli
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ブロッコリーは、緑の野菜です。
(Burokkorī wa, midori no yasai desu.)
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"Broccoli is a green vegetable."
(SLOW)
ブロッコリーは、緑の野菜です。
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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