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Greetings and Common Japanese Phrases!

Hello Lovelies!

I have been very behind on updating my vlog so I will be adding blog posts for all my episodes of Kigu Time thus far! In case you were wondering why I'm a brunette in these videos... (^~^;)ゞ So be prepared for lots of updates with Japanese lessons and videos I have made! I  will be posting daily until I am all caught up heh...

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Today's Japanese lesson is greetings  and common phrases! 


Vocab List:


English - Good Morning
Rōmaji - Ohayō gozainmasu
Kana - おはようございます

English - Good Morning (Super Informal)
Rōmaji - Ohayō!
Kana - おはよう

English - Good Afternoon
Rōmaji - Konnichi wa
Kana - こんにちは

English - Good Evening
Rōmaji - Konban wa
Kana - こんばんは

English - Good Night
Rōmaji - O-yasumi nasai
Kana/Kanji - お休みなさい

English - Goodbye
Rōmaji - Sayōnara
Kana - さようなら

English - Well, see you tomorrow.
Rōmaji - ja, mata ashita OR Dewa mata ashita
Kana/Kanji - じゃ、また明日 OR ではまた明日。

English - Well, See you later!
Rōmaji - ja ne, mata!
Kana - じゃね、また!

English - See you later!
Rōmaji - mata ne!
Kana - またね!

English - Bye bye!
Rōmaji - baibai
Kana - バイバイ

English - Nice to meet you!
Rōmaji - hajimemashite
Kana - はじめまして

English - My name is ____.
Rōmaji - watashi no namae wa ____ desu.
Kana - 私の名前は____です。

English - Pleased to meet you.
Rōmaji - yoroshiku o-negai shimasu.
Kana/Kanji - よろしくお願いします。

English - What is your name?
Rōmaji - anata no namae wa nan desu ka?
Kana/Kanji - あなたの名前は何ですか?

*BONUS* (AKA I forgot to include this in the video)
English - Pleased to meet you too!
Rōmaji - kochira koso yoroshiku
Kana - こちらこそよろしく。

English - How are you?
Rōmaji - o-genki desu ka?
Kana/Kanji - お元気ですか?

English - I'm fine.
Rōmaji - hai, genki desu
Kana/Kanji - はい、元気です。

English - Yes
Rōmaji - hai
Kana - はい

English - No
Rōmaji - iie
Kana - いいえ

English - Sorry/Excuse me
Rōmaji - sumimasen
Kana - すみません

English - Sorry
Rōmaji - gomen nasai
Kana - ごめんなさい

English - Yes!/I did it!
Rōmaji - yatta!
Kana - やった!

I hope you liked this lesson! If you want me to teach something specific leave me a comment or visit the contact page on here to let me know! 


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まったね! ヾ(^_^)
(See You Later!)


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