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    How to Say Where Are You in Japanese? There are Two Ways

    Hey, we’ve all been there, right? Separated from a friend or family member in a huge crowd or an unfamiliar mall, and there’s nothing to do but call them on the phone and figure out where they went. To solve this problem, it’s time to learn how to say where are you in Japanese. The first thing I want to go over is the basic phrase so that you can immediately learn one way to ask this question. But after that I’d like to spend a little bit of time going over some other stuff as well. One of those things is the Japanese word for “you.” This word isn’t…

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    The Japanese Are Like That Review

    Alright, so the other day I picked up a book from a local library sale. You can see it in the picture above and today I’d like to give you all some insights into it. So if you’re interested in reading it, here is my The Japanese Are Like That Review. The interesting thing about the book is that it was written by Ichiro Kawasaki back in 1955! This makes it really interesting because it talks about “Today’s Japan” from that time period. Obviously some of the things won’t still be the same today in 2018, but there are a few things that have survived the passage of time. Let’s…

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    How Do You Say Wrong in Japanese? It Depends on This…

    Sometimes in life, people make mistakes. It could be that they screwed up your lunch order, or perhaps called you by someone else’s name. Regardless of the specific details, you want to let them know about it. So how do you say wrong in Japanese? That’s what I’ll be covering today so that you can learn the correct form of the word to use depending on what sort of situation you find yourself in. The thing to keep in mind is that, in English, the word “wrong” can have several meanings and it really depends on the context that it appears in. Consider the following sentences examples: What happen to…

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    How to Say Come Here in Japanese – It’s Easier Than You Think!

    Let’s say you’re out and about with your Japanese friends and you discover something cool. You’d like to tell your friends about it, but there’s one phrase you need to know first, how to say come here in Japanese! We’ll be going over this phrase, and a couple that are pretty similar to it, so that you can persuade people to come over to where you’re at and save yourself the trip of going over to them, throwing them on your shoulders, and then taking them by force. No? It’s just me that does that? Oh well, MOVING ON! The Polite Way to Say it We’ll start out with the…

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    How to Say Nice in Japanese. Learn it Now!

    There are some Japanese words that, once you’ve learned then, will seem to appear all the time! We are going to go over some of those words today and you will learn how to say nice in Japanese. The interesting this about this word is that there are a couple of different ways to say it, and they primarily depend on the context of the situation, and what you are saying is “nice,” be that a person, an idea, etc. Let’s hop right into it and start learning. How to Say “That’s Nice” in Japanese In English, we will often use the phrase “that’s nice” when referring to pretty much…

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    What Do Japanese People Say Before Eating?

    Many languages (if not all) have set phrases that are used before beginning a meal. In English, we say things such as “let’s eat” or “dig in” and such. So what do Japanese people say before eating? That’s the topic of today’s lesson and the first thing you’ll learn in the next part. In addition to the set phrase, you’ll also get a little bit of background on the word, and then some of the other phrases that will be useful either during the meal, or once you’ve finished. What to Say Before Starting a Meal The set phrase that you’ll want to use is いただきます (itadakimasu) which is usually…

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    The Best Online Japanese Courses 2019

    Do you want to learn Japanese? Are you looking for a good course to help you? Well, there are actually quite a lot of them available these days and today I’d like to share the best online Japanese courses in 2019. I’ve used all of them myself at one point or another, so I’ve got a solid grasp on what they teach you, and how they do it too. The two primary things that you have to keep in mind while you go over this list are these: What is your current level with Japanese? What are your language learning goals? The reason these questions are important is because some…

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    How to Say Age in Japanese – It Depends on This…

    Normally when you want to learn a new word, you check out a dictionary first. But sometimes you still can’t learn what you’re looking for in it, or you’re just not sure how to search for it, and then you have to turn to the internet. Well today I’m going to explain how to say age in Japanese, along with some useful phrases that you’ll probably want to remember. The interesting thing about the Japanese language is that you will typically use different words for “age” depending on if you’re talking about a person’s age, an object’s age, the age of the times (or the era, so to speak) and…

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    What is the Japanese Word for Bug? Learn it and more!

    Some people love them, and some people hate them. But no matter what you think of them, bugs are everywhere… including in Japan! And to talk about them, you gotta’ know how. So, what is the Japanese word for bug? I’m going to be going into depth on our creepy crawly friends (or foes!) and provide you with plenty of useful vocabulary when dealing with them. I mean, if somebody yells out (in Japanese) that there’s a spider on your shoulder, that’s probably a message that you want to understand! Right?! How to Say Bug or Insect in Japanese The Japanese word for bug is 「むし」 and it uses the…

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    What Does Ude Mean in Japanese? | 腕, うで

    According to the linguist Steve Kaufmann, one of the primary jobs of the language learner is to acquire words. The more words you learn and understand, the better you will become at all aspects of the language. So what does ude mean in Japanese? The simply answer is that the Japanese word ude means “arm” in English. But as it turns out, there is actually a lot more to know about this particular word since it gets used in some other ways (with other meanings) quite often. So if you’re looking to learn all there is to know about the word ude, then hopefully this article can help you on…