But then confusion washes over you. What did he just say? If only you knew how to ask him to say that phrase again more slowly, maybe you would recognize a few of the words. Or if he could write down the sentence so you could see the words, that would be even better. But how do you ask that in Japanese?
Useful Japanese Expressions
73 Basic Japanese Phrases – I Will Teach You A Language
You may already know one or two Japanese greetings, like konnichiwa. A super simple greeting to start off with! Suzuki-chan, kyou ii tenki desu ne. Suzuki-chan, nice weather today, huh. All you have to do is fill your name in the blank. You almost never need to use watashi unless you need to clarify the subject.
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Which term you use depends on the context, in particular, whether you are speaking or writing formally or informally. Where indicated, click on the link to bring up a sound file and hear how to correctly pronounce the word or sentence in Japanese. Nani is the more formal and polite term to use when asking a question, as in:. Depending on whether you are at a formal business luncheon or a casual eatery, you might use either of these terms. For example, at fast food eatery you might say:.
General Education. Feeling romantic? Then perhaps you're ready to say those three little words.