色(=iro) : Color related Japanese

September 27, 2009 in Vocabulary

color

:P 「マギー先生は、何色が好きですか?」

=Maggie sensei wa naniiro ga suki desu ka?

“Miss Maggie, what is your favorite color?”

:maggie-small: 「私の好きな色は金色です。なんか金運がよくなりそうな気がするから…」

=Watashi no sukina iro wa kin iro desu. Nanka kin-un ga yoku narisou na ki ga surukara…

“My favorite color is gold. Because I feel like it will bring me better luck with money…”

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時の日本語(Toki no nihongo) : Time related Japanese

September 24, 2009 in Vocabulary

time-related

:P  マギー先生、レポートは今週中に提出すればいいですか?」

=Maggie sensei, repouto wa konshuu juuni teishutsu sureba iidesu ka?

“Miss Maggie, will it be OK if I turn in the report by the end of the week?”

:maggie-small: 「いいえ、明日の8時17分きっかりに持って来て!」

=Iie, asu no hachiji juunanafun kikkari ni motte kite!

“No, bring it at 8:17 sharp tomorrow! “

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日本語で買い物 (Shopping in Japanese)

September 22, 2009 in Practical

kaimono-final

:P 「いらっしゃいませ!何をお探しですか?」

=Irasshaimase! Nani wo osagashi desu ka?

“Welcome to our store! May I help you ?”

:maggie-small: 「もっと痩せて見える服を下さい。」

=Motto yasete mieru fuku wo kudasai.

“I want some clothes which will make me look thinner.”

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「〜っぽい」~ish/-like (Video Follow Up)

September 16, 2009 in Grammar, Sentence pattern

sexy

:maggie-small:私、色っぽい?」

=Watashi, iroppoi?

Am I sexy?

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At a coffee shop or a restaurant (Video follow up lesson)

September 13, 2009 in Practical

at-a-coffee-shop

!happyface! 「御注文は?」

Gochuumon wa?

“What would like to order ?”

:maggie-small: 「ステーキ5人前とサラダ3人前お願いします。玉ねぎは抜いて下さい。」

Suteiki go-nin mae to sarada san-nin mae onegai shimasu. Tamanegi wa nuite kudasai.

“Five steaks and three salads please. Please hold the onions.”

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婚カツ(Konkatsu) Slang

September 4, 2009 in Japanese culture, Slang

konkatsu

:maggie-small:  「この際、長男でもいいか…」

= kono sai, chounan demo iika….

=I can’t be so choosy now so I could compromise and marry an oldest son…

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